Plum Conserves

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 7 cups


  • 5
    cups plums, packed chopped and pitted
  • 3
    cups sugar
  • 1
    cup orange, peeled seeded and chopped
  • 1
    cup raisins
  • orange rind, from one orange finely sliced
  • 1
    cup chopped pecans
  • 1
    teaspoon cinnamon


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