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  1. 10 Minutes, pour over plums and let stand several hours. Bring to boiling

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  1. Pickled Plums Use 5 pounds plums; wipe with damp cloth and prick several times with large needle.

  2. Boil 5-2/3 cups sugar, 1 quart vinegar and cloth bag contining 1 ounce whole cloves, 1 ounce allspice berries, 1 ounce mace and 2 ounces stick cinnamon; pour over plums and let stand overnight.

  3. Drain again, cook syrup point, remove spice bag, pack in clean hot jars and seal at once.

  4. Approximate yield: 5 pint jars.

  5. This recipe was printed before it was recommended to water bath everything, but between the fruit and the vinegar, I wouldn't think it would be over 10 minutes.

  6. Damson Plum Conserve Use 2 pounds plums, pitted and chopped, 1 orange, chopped and cooked 20 minutes in 2 cups water, 1/2 cup raisins and 3 cups sugar.

  7. When thick, add 1/4 cup chopped walnut meats.

  8. Approx.

  9. yield: 6 (6 oz.

  10. ) glasses.

  11. Plum Butter Use 4 pounds plums; add 2/3 cup sugar for each cup pulp.

  12. Approximate yield: 1 1/2 quarts butter.

  13. Plum Surprise 2 large oranges 1/4 cup honey 12 plums 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1 cup heavy cream, whipped Peel oranges and cut each in 6 slices.

  14. Cut plums in quarters, removing pits; roll in honey, then in coconut.

  15. Arrange a slice of orange on each of 6 desert plates; place 4 plum quarters on top and top with cream.

  16. Cover with orange slice, top with cream and garnish dish with 4 plum quarters.

  17. Yield: 6 portions.

  18. Brandied Plum Sauce Stew washed plums or prunes in water to cover about 10 minutes, or until soft, adding sugar to taste when half done; to 1-1/2 cups sauce, add 2 tbsp.

  19. brandy and serve on ice cream or other desserts.

  20. Frozen Plum Pudding 1/4 cup currants 3 tbsp.

  21. shredded figs 1/4 cup seeded raisins 1/2 cup maraschino cordial 1/4 cup finely shredded citron 3 tbsp.

  22. blanched chopped almonds 12 maraschino cherries, chopped 1 quart chocolate ice cream 3 tbsp.

  23. shredded dates Wash currants, add raisins, and steam or simmer in small amount of water 5 minutes, or until plump; drain and cool.

  24. Marinate all other fruits in maraschino cordial 6 hours; combine fruits and nuts, and mix into ice cream.

  25. Turn into freezing trays of automatic refrigerator and freeze 2 to 4 hours, or until firm.

  26. Approximate yield: 3 pints.

  27. Sorry about this one.

  28. I had it all typed in and realized that there aren't any plums in it.

  29. Red Plum Ice Cream 8 red plums 1 tsp.

  30. gelatin 3/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp.

  31. cold water 1 1/2 cups water 2 tbsp.

  32. lemon juice 2 tbsp.

  33. corn syrup 1 cup heavy cream, whipped Cook plums with sugar and water about 15 minutes, or until soft; remove stones and force pulp through sieve.

  34. Add corn syrup and gelatin, softened in cold water, and stir over heat until dissolved; cool.

  35. Add lemon juice and fold in cream; turn into freezing tray of automatic refrigerator with temperature control set at coldest point.

  36. Freeze 2 to 4 hours, or until frozen to the desired consistency, stirring once during freezing.

  37. Approximate yield: 6 portions.


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