Plums in port
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:18:21 AM. Recipe ID 49179. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Plums in port
Categories: Condiments, Jams
Yield: 6 Servings
8 lb Plums
3 c Sugar
3 c Water
3 tb Slivered orange peel
2 Sticks cinnamon
2 c Tawny port
Prick plums with sterilized needle to prevent bursting. Combine sugar,
water, orange peel and cinnamon sticks in a large sauce pot. Bring to
a boil. Reduce heat and simmer a few minutes. Add plums, a layer at
a time to heat through, about 2 minutes. Remove plums from syrup.
Peel skins, if desired. Pack hot plums into hot jars, leaving 1/2
inch head space. Reheat syrup to a boil. Remove from heat; discard
cinnamon sticks. Stir in port. Pour over plums, leaving 1/2 inch head
space. Remove air bubbles. Adjust caps. Process 20 minutes in
boiling water bath. Yield: about 3 quarts.
From: Ball Blue Book Shared
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