Homemade Plum & Apple Jam

This simple homemade jam is great for toast, or use as fillings in pies and cakes. I don’t usually process small-batch jams like this, but you could if you wanted to.

Food + styling by Monica b. Sjoli | PhotograPhy by VesleMoy Vraaskar

Makes 6 Cups

You will need:
1 pound plums, firm ones are best
1 pound apples, like Granny Smith
3/4 cups water
2 cups sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
1 vanilla pod, cut in half lengthwise

  1. Remove the pits from the plums and coarsely chop.
  2. Peel, core and dice the apples.
  3. In a medium saucepan, cook plums, apples, water, cinnamon sticks and vanilla.
  4. Simmer for about 8 to 10 minutes; the fruit should become soft.
  5. Stir in sugar.
  6. Bring to a boil and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  7. Pour the jam into clean jars; fill to the top. Add a lid and cool; store in the fridge.