Plum Conserve

Plum Conserve


3 lbs. plums

1 lb. raisins

3 oranges

Juice of 2 lemons

3 lbs. sugar

½ lb. English walnuts


Cut plums in half, peel oranges.


Slice rind of oranges.  Slice oranges and plums.


Place layer of fruit, layer of sugar, layer of fruit and so on until used up.  Pour lemon juice over all.


Boil slowly for several hours.  One hour before removing, add nutmeats.


Seal hot in jars.


(No one has actually made this recipe for some time, so perhaps it needs a test run.  But Mother says it is wonderful.  We think the plums should perhaps be the small prune plums.