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Cherry and Plum Jam Recipe

Cherry and Plumb recipe from 1916

This needs no water added. Use small black plumbs and black cherries. Have equal quantities plumbs and cherries.cherry and plumb jam Stone them, and save the juice. Put the fruit and juice in the preserving-pan, cook until it is soft and the juice flows freely. Add sugar (the same weight as fruit), cook fast, skimming carefully. Test to see if it is done. A few plum kernels, chopped fine, are a nice addition, and give a nutty flavour, but do not put many in, or the flavour will be too strong.

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My first recipe collection – Pickles and Preserves!!

I’m so excited – I’ve just published my first collection of vintage recipes!!

I’ve adapted fifty old recipes for pickles and preserves so that they can be followed by modern cooks more easily. Some of the recipes in their original text can be found here on my blog, but if you want to see easier cooking instructions and measurements, check out my new e-book: