Beach Plum Jam Recipe: A Cape And Islands Specialty
Today we will teach you how to make the Beach Plum Jam recipe. A Cape And Islands Specialty. Today I will make plum jellies, jams, syrups, chutneys, and anything else I can think of. I want to store fresh summer flavors in a jar for a year! This homemade jam is nice and thick with tiny pieces of berries and has a perfect spreadable consistency.
Whether you make it in your Instant Pot or on the stove, we need fresh berries and sugar to make it. No peel, no pectin! Like English summer pudding and frybread, beach plum jelly was one of those regional foods I could talk about but never actually tasted.
What Type Of Plum is Best For Jam?
If you want to learn how to make beech plum jelly, beech plums are cherry-sized, red, and purple berries that grow on unripe trees in the sandy soil along the New England coast. We have Martha’s Vineyard, some of which are at our home. My very favorite is an old, wispy, bonsai-shaped tree.
How to Make Beach Plum Jelly
Place the berries in a large pot and add 5 cups of water. Bring to a boil and continue to cook until the skins of the fruits open well. Transfer the fruit to a colander set over a large bowl and mash thoroughly to extract the juice and pulp. Discard the skins and seeds.
Return 4 cups of fruit and juice to the pot and stir in lemon juice. Now stir in pectin and butter. Bring the mixture to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
Beach Plum Jam Recipe: A Step-by-Step Guide
Quickly stir in all the sugar and boil for 2 minutes, continuing to stir. Remove from the stove and skim off all the foam from the surface. Then add the quote.
Now pour the jam into the jars, filling to within an inch of the top. Clean the rim of the jar well and cover tightly with two-piece lids. Store in the refrigerator.
Complete List of Beach Plum Jam Recipes
1 Beach berries, 2 quarts.
2 1 cup fresh lemon juice.
3 2 boxes of fruit pectin.
4 1 teaspoon of butter.
5 6 cups of sugar.
6 1 teaspoon of almond extract.
7 1-pound ripe beech plums.
8 5 cups of water.
9 1.75-ounce box of regular Sure-Jell fruit pectin.
10 7 1/2 cups sugar.