How do you peel plums for canning?
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Just so, do you have to peel plums before canning?
Plums and nectarines should be peeled, as their skins can be tough / chewy in jam. If you do want to leave the skins in, you might want to run the fruit through a blender or food processor to chop them up (after you remove the pits, of course).
Additionally, can you blanch plums? Blanch the plums for 45 seconds in boiling water. Carefully place the plums into the pot of water. It is important not to leave the plums in the water for longer than 45 seconds, as the flesh will go mushy and the plums will start to disintegrate.
Moreover, do you peel plums for pie?
Wash plums, do not peel. Cut plums in half remove pit, then into quarters. Arrange plums in the pie crust.
How do you process plums?
There's no fancy prep: just wash them and remove any stems or leaves. Pop them in a 400° oven for 20-40 minutes, until the skins start to brown and your whole kitchen smells too delicious to bear. Very important: use a baking sheet with edges, or a baking pan. If you don't, you'll have plum juice all over your oven.