Plum Conserve Penn. Dutch

Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 3 hrs

A Plum conserve using oranges


  1. Wash oranges, remove seeds and grind.
  2. Pit the plums and cut in quarters.
  3. Combine the oranges and plums and add the sugar and raisins.
  4. Simmer about 1-1/2 hours.
  5. Add the walnuts and cook about 45 minutes longer.
  6. Pour into sterilized jars and seal.
  7. Source: Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book- Fine Old Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.
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This is a very old Pennsylvania Dutch recipe that I also have in my cookbook.

mollypaul October 02, 2007