Canning Prunes Recipe
It takes about 1 pound of prunes for a pint of canned prunes.
We used light syrup.
1 Part Sugar to 3 Parts Water.
We did 24 pints of Prunes.
We used 12 Cups of Water with 4 cups of Sugar.
We had about a cup of light Syrup left over.
This recipe produces 4 pints of jam.
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We picked about a 1000 pounds of prunes from a friend's tree. The rest we will
In order to appeal to a younger market, the California Prune Board began to
pressure the Food and Drug Administration to change the name of prunes to dried
plums. The name change became official in 2000. Hence, dried plums typically
marketed in the US are actually prunes with a new name. These dried plums are
usually of the European type, called the d'Agen plum, the European
Before we start a project we assemble the ingredients. We also check to see we
have enough of each item for the project. Make sure each package had enough for
what you are cooking. Sometimes the sugar is too empty. Make sure you have
enough lids and rings.