Plum jam and spices red wine: a tasty and versatile jam, great on toast, as a filling for cookies and tarts, But even with cheese or blue cheese. The plum jam is one of the most loved by Italians jams and September is the perfect month to prepare: plums are about to end, but the ones that you find at the market are sweet and ripe. This jam is prepared made with red plum with yellow flesh, my favorite, the red wine, ginger and lots of fragrant spices. The result is an aromatic and spicy Compote, with a ' from ', He perfumed the whole kitchen leaving me a reminder of summer, What plums, and a harbinger of autumn, the heat of the spices. If you love the jams and marmalades also given a look at all my OF JAMS RECIPES, is the right time to prepare! And, if you like plums, try also my cakes and tarts with fresh plums, for greedy breakfasts.
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- DOSES FOR 10 JARS FROM EACH 250 GRAMS:
- 3,5 pounds of yellow-fleshed Red Plums
- 1,2 pounds of sugar cane with soft treacle (1,3 or even 1,4 pounds if you use normal cane, that is less sweet, and also check out the sweetness of the plums)
- 500 milliliters of red wine (the good kind, I recommend)
- 4 cloves
- a piece of fresh ginger by 3 centimeters
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- zest of an orange
Before starting to prepare the spiced plum jam, Wash the plums, remove the core and ripping them apart. Put the prunes in a saucepan (the same where you will cook later), then add the cinnamon, The cloves, grated ginger, soft orange zest and sugar cane. Mix well and let marinate for at least an hour.
Spent time, put the pot on the heat and bring the mixture to a boil, letting it simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then add the wine and let it cook for an hour and a quarter. The jam will start to thicken and to form a dense and syrupy liquid. Continue cooking: the spicy plum jam will be ready when, by pouring a spoon on a saucer, After a few minutes it will become dense. Remove jam from the orange zest and cinnamon sticks.
While the plum jam cooks, boiled the jars and caps in boiling water for 10 minutes, then put them to dry on a clean cloth. Pour the jam jars in filling them up to one centimeter from the edge, close firmly and flip the jars on a plane: Like this, with the steam produced by the heat of the jam, It will create a vacuum. Allow to cool the jars completely, better if all night: the next day, inverting the jars, you'll have to find a slight depression in the center of the lid, that will confirm a successful vacuum. You can save jars for uonfettura spiced plum for a year in a cool, dry place, When you open them, remember to store them in the refrigerator and consume them in a short time. Bon appétit.