Recipe: Mild Plum Chutney

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A pleasantly mild chutney with a subtle hint of cinnamon and ginger


  • 5 lbs. (2.25kg) plums,stoned
  • 2 lbs. (900g) sugar
  • 2 pints vinegar
  • 1 oz (25g) powdered cinnamon
  • 1 oz. (25g) ground ginger
  • 3 oz. (80g) salt
  • 1 oz. (25g) allspice
  • 1 oz. (25g) bruised mustard seed
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Cut the plums into quarters
    2. Pour the vinegar into a pan, add all ingredients, except plums, and bring to the boil
    3. Add the plums, reduce heat, and simmer until the plums are tender
    4. Remove from heat when the mixture reaches desired consistency
    5. spoon into warmed jars and seal

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