Spiced Plum Jam

Low sugar Spiced Plum Jam with Panona's Pectin

Supper yummy and super easy freezer jam 
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


Spice water

  • 2 cups water
  • 8 whole allspice berries
  • 4 sticks cinnamon broken in half
  • 8 whole cloves

Sugar mixture

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tbsp Pamona's pectin

Fruit mixure

  • 8 cups chopped or blended plumbs about 2 1/2 lbs
  • 8 tsp calcium water
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (optional)


  • In a medium saucepan, combine all ingredients for spice water.  Bring to a boil over high heat and then reduce heat to simmer for 10 minutes.  String out spices and retain spice water.
  • Make calcium water according to instructions in Pamona's Pectin box
  • Combine sugar and pectin in medium bowl and stir until well mixed
  • In a large pot, combine plums, calcium water, spice water and lemon juice.  Bring to full boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.  Add sugar mixture, return to boil, and boil for 1 mixture while stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat, carefully label jam into clean jars and cool on counter.  Freeze when the jam reaches room temperature.

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