Plum Conserves

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Rita1652

This is delish on pancakes to a pork roast!Try it as an appetizer by spreading cream cheese on a searving plate the spoon the conserves on top. Serve with your favorite crackers. Top some warmed brie with the conserves. Put it inside a chocolate layer cake. Jar it for a nice gift!

Top Review by fay hutch

I did not use the peels, but just the zest from an orange. I used small golden plums and yellow raisins. I also added 2 ts of pectin to firm it a tiny bit.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1182.95 ml plums, packed chopped and pitted
  • 709.77 ml sugar
  • 236.59 ml orange, peeled seeded and chopped
  • 236.59 ml raisins
  • orange rind, from one orange finely sliced
  • 236.59 ml chopped pecans
  • 4.92 ml cinnamon


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pot except for pecans.
  2. Bing to a boil stirring till sugar is dissolved.
  3. Cook rapidly almost to the gelling point.
  4. About 15 minutes of a rolling boil while being stirred.
  5. Add pecans cook and stir for 5 more minutes.
  6. Pour into hot jars leaving 1/4 inch head space.
  7. Remove air bubbles.
  8. Adjust the caps.
  9. Process for 15 minutes in a boiling water canner.
  10. Make sure tops of jar are cover by an inch of water.
  11. Cool at room temperature and store in your cabinet.
  12. Chill after opening.

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