Ingredients for Cooking Plum Jam with Nuts
- Plum 2 kilograms
- Walnuts 200 grams
- Sugar 6 cups
- Main Ingredients Plum, Nuts
Casserole or deep frying pan, wooden spoon, deep plate, kitchen knife, cutting board, colander, glass jars with lids.
Cooking plum jam with nuts:
Step 1: Prepare the plums.
First prepare the plums. They need to be sorted out and washed thoroughly, cleaning from twigs, leaves and other plant debris. After washing from the plums, you need to cut out the stone. Peeled fruits can simply be divided into two parts, or they can be cut into smaller pieces, this is optional.
Step 2: Prepare the walnuts.
The kernels of walnuts also need to be sorted out, suddenly a piece of the shell or a part of the partition crept into them. Then pour the nuts in a deep plate and pour clean water at room temperature. Leave them to soak in this form on 30 minutes. But do not waste time, but start cooking plum jam.
Step 3: Cooking plum jam with nuts.
Cut the plums into a suitable dish for cooking and put on medium heat. Let it boil well over 20 minutes. If suddenly the fruit does not secrete a sufficient amount of juice, you can add boiled water to them, but only very slightly. And do not forget to mix your jam all the time.
After 20 minutes to plums it will be necessary to pour out granulated sugar and continue to cook everything for at least another 40 minutes. At the same time, carefully monitor the power of the fire, it may need to be reduced.
Plum jam is almost ready, it remains only to add walnuts to it. To do this, you need to drain the water from the latter, throwing them in a colander, and after that you should pour the nuts into the jam and wait until everything boils.
Let the boil plum jam with nuts 15 minutes, and then remove it from the fire and immediately pour into sterilized glass jars.
Close the workpiece with lids and cool at room temperature. And only after cooling, plum jam with nuts should be removed in a dark and cool place where it can calmly wait for its finest hour.
Step 4: Serve plum jam with nuts.
Plum jam with nuts will always cheer you up, especially coupled with aromatic hot tea. Spread jam on crispy toasts or ruddy homemade buns, and real sweet tooth can not deny yourself and there is this treat directly with a spoon.
It is very important to make a lot of different preparations in the fall, in order to delight yourself with a variety of dishes in winter, because it is not only useful, but also uplifting!
Enjoy your meal!
- You can cook according to this recipe from both yellow and dark plums, while the color of the jam will also differ depending on what color the fruit you used.
- Do not make jam in large jars. Unless if your family has a very big sweet tooth, which will eat the whole jar faster than the workpiece starts to deteriorate.