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teachingjonah
« on: September 11, 2010 03:09:32 PM »

My family stopped by a local orchard to buy some apples and found they had some lovely stanley plums for sale.  They looked delicious, so I had to buy them, but I bought a 1/2 a peck.  Way to many for us to eat before they went bad.  I remembered seeing a plum butter recipe in Mary Jane Butters Farmgirl book.  I promptly found it and made the most delicious plum butter I have ever eaten.  Honestly, I have never eaten it before.  I do like it better than apple butter though.  It is made with just plums, sugar, water, lemon juice and five-spice powder.  Yumm!



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« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2010 03:18:33 PM »

is plum butter and apple butter similar to applesauce? sounds yummy
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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2010 03:59:28 PM »

Yes, it is very much like applesauce.  They are just a little thicker. They are both really good on homemade bread and biscuits
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« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2010 04:11:19 PM »

My mouth is watering, that looks and sounds so delicious!!!
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« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2010 04:36:38 PM »

*drool!*

So what is five spice powder? Inquiring, hungry minds need to know! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2010 04:48:17 PM »

I wish I could give you samples Smiley  Five-Spice powder is used in Chinese cooking.  I used a Dynasty brand and it has the following in it: cinnamon, star anise, fennel, ginger, cloves, white pepper and licorice root.  I guess it should be called 7 spice powder Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2010 05:33:09 PM »

I've made apple butter before, and I like it with lots of cooking down, do you cook down the plum butter too? Does it take about as long as apple butter?

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« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2010 06:11:55 PM »

I wish I could give you samples Smiley  Five-Spice powder is used in Chinese cooking.  I used a Dynasty brand and it has the following in it: cinnamon, star anise, fennel, ginger, cloves, white pepper and licorice root.  I guess it should be called 7 spice powder Smiley

Oh, now I know what you're talking about! I've used that before but never in jams and butters. Thanks! I'll have to give it a try. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2010 07:08:50 PM »

I've made apple butter before, and I like it with lots of cooking down, do you cook down the plum butter too? Does it take about as long as apple butter?



It took me about three hours on the stove top.  I probably could have cooked it down another hour, but I had to go to bed Smiley 
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« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2010 04:05:48 PM »

Are plums acidic?  I've canned peaches, and might try tomatoes this fall, but I'm new to it and want to stick to acidic foods. Did you process the plum butter after sealing it in the jars?
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