Plum Jam

Lovely Tangy home made jam.
I made it yesterday with fruit I had frozen earlier in the year. This is mainly yellow fleshed plums with a few red ones thrown in ( if I recall correctly - it wasn't labelled ) 

Plum Jam
I set myself up for success this time and had a much nicer experience than my last jam making attempt. Experience definitely played into it too and my funnel was a much appreciated addition. I will label the jars with the name and date an pop them in the cupboard later today now they have all sealed nicely.

I had it on Toast for breakfast today. :)

8 comments:

  1. Oh Tammy...Congratulations on making your Plum Jam....it's so rewarding being able to spread home-made jam on your toast. Not to mention adding to your stockpile.
    Well done. Enjoy your jam.

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  2. Your jam looks so good Tammy! I love home made jam...not that I have every made it myself :) Enjoy.

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  3. Nice jars, where did you get those? The wide mouth funnel comes into it's own doesn't it!

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  4. @Tanya The jars I use are Mason/Ball wide mouth can or freeze preserving jars. I also use these to freeze vege stock. I got them online from the redback trading co.

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  5. Yum! We've almost finished our supply of last summers plum jam. It has a nice tang to it doesn't it? When you start making jam you don't go back to shop bought.

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  6. all the strawberries i'd frozen for the same purpose have slowly gone into smoothies instead! probably because i bought a jam thermometer so i could do it properly this time LOL!!

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  7. Hi Tammy, I have been reading a jams and preserving book this week. I am building the courage to try for the first time. My grandpa used to make homemade jams and preserves all the time so I know how much nicer they are. Yours looks yum !

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  8. Y u m plum jam is my favourite. How did you freeze the fruit?

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