Smooth Plum Jam Recipe

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My smooth plum jam recipe is perfect for when you have ripe plums to use. With a small amount of effort, you can create a flavorful and slightly spicy jam that your family will love.

Homemade plum jam

A delicious smooth plum jam that is easy to make at home.
Homemade plum jam
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer, Sauces
Keyword: jam, plum jam, plum preserve, plums, spicy jam


  • stick blender
  • Pot
  • jam jars


  • 600 gr Ripe plums (21 oz)
  • 200 gr Sugar (7 oz)
  • 1 stick Cinnamon
  • 3 to 4 pods Cardamom


  • Cut plums and remove pips
  • Place in a suitable container and use your stick blender to blend plums finely.
  • Place on a low heat.
  • Add sugar and stir till the sugar is melted
  • Add Cinnamon and Cardamom.
  • When mixture forms a foam on top, scoop the foam off (do not discard)
  • After approx 20 minutes place the jam in sterilized jars and seal.

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The foam that you scoop off makes a lovely ice cream syrup or syrup for waffles and ice cream.

Should you prefer a jam that contains some chunks of fruit then do not blend the plums completely.

This jam is lovely with scones. waffles and just plain toast.

Bon appetit.

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