Prune Plum Marmalade – We Heart Local BC

Prune Plum Marmalade

Prune Plum Marmalade

BC Tree Fruits

A new twist on an old favourite.


  • 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) water
  • 8 cups (2 L) chopped, pitted prune plums (about 3 lb)
  • 3 cups (750 ml) granulated sugar


  1. Remove rind from orange and cut into thin strips 1 inch long. In small saucepan, combine rind and water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes; drain.
  2. Chop orange pulp. In large saucepan or preserving kettle, combine orange pulp and plums; cook over medium-high heat for 20 minutes. Add sugar. Bring to rolling boil and continue boiling until jam stage is reached, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add cooked rind. Stir for 5 minutes, skimming foam from surface.
  3. Pour into hot sterilized jars. Seal, cool and label. Store in cool, dry, dark place.

Nutritional Information:

Per tablespoon
56 calories (234 kJ)
14 g carbohydrates
0.3 g protein
0 g fat
This marmalade is fat free and suitable for heart-smart diets.

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