Low-Sugar Spiced Plum Jam Recipe

Low-Sugar Spiced Plum Jam Recipe

This spiced plum jam recipe requires no canning and is made with only 1 1/2 cups sugar, perfect for your low-sugar diet.
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  • Serves: 64 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a medium saucepan, bring water, allspice, cinnamon, peppercorns, and cloves to a boil over high heat, covered. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Strain and measure out 1 1/4 cups, adding more water if needed.
  4. Step 4

    In a large saucepan or pot, combine pectin and 1/4 cup sugar. Stir in plums, spiced water, lemon juice, and butter. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring often.
  5. Step 5

    Add remaining 1 1/4 cups sugar and return the jam to a full rolling boil, stirring. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  6. Step 6

    Ladle hot jam into four heatproof or canning jars that have been washed in hot soapy water (sterilizing isn't necessary unless the jam will be canned), rinsed and air dried. Top with lids and rings that have been washed in hot soapy water, rinsed and air dried. Turn upside down onto a clean dish towel.
  7. Step 7

    When cool, turn right side up and refrigerate for up to 3 weeks or freeze for up to 1 year. If you decide to can the jam for room-temperature storage up to one year.