Prunes in syrup: the recipe for a simple and delicious homemade jam

  • Plums
    750 grams

  • Cascade
    250 ml
    • 17 kcal

  • Sugar

    120 grams
    • 380 kilocalories

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the plums in syrup I am a preserves simple and delicious made with only 3 ingredients: fresh plums or plums, water and sugar, alcohol-free. This way you can enjoy this juicy and tasty fruit even in winter. Once ready, you can enjoy your prunes in syrup like nibble, to enrich Cakes and desserts or serve with a bowl of ice cream.

You can replace granulated sugar with brown sugarif you prefer and add the juice of half a lemon in the saucepan with the water and sugar. In addition, you can also prepare prunes in syrup with the core: the procedure is the same, it is enough to make the jam with whole plums. In this case, however, you have to be careful with the hazelnuts when you taste them.

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How to prepare prunes in syrup

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Sterilize the jars first and keep them aside. Wash the plums and dry them: it is important that they are just ripe and without bruising. Cut them lengthwise and remove the core (1). Place the halved prunes in the glass jars, cut side down, and mash them lightly (2). Now prepare the syrup: put the water and sugar in a saucepan, simmer and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. Pour the syrup into the jars with the prunes, until they are completely covered. Ask for the jars and turn them over for a few minutes. Put the jars in a large saucepan and cover them with water and boil: as soon as the water boils, continue for another 5 minutes, turn off and let the jars cool in the water. Once cooled, pat them dry. Your canned plums are ready to eat (3).


You can store the prunes in syrup for up to 1 year in a cool, dark place. Once opened, keep it in the refrigerator and consume it within 3-4 days.