Damson Plums are an ancient, heirloom variety, truly the mother of all plums. Tiny and tart, they are rarely eaten raw, but cooked down they produce a preserve of outstanding quality. We initially planted five plum trees, but by the time they began bearing and we made the first batches, we knew why these plums were legendary. We have many customers who buy multiple cases of this preserve! We've now added about twenty more trees that are beginning to bear fruit, ensuring a steady supply (we hope!)
Spread on toast and muffins, swirl into sherbets and sorbets, and for real cold winter comfort, spoon onto bread pudding like my Gramma did.
As with all our preserves, we use no pectin or thickeners of any kind, and only about half the sugar of conventional jams.
8 oz. net weight in our hexagonal glass jar