- 3 pounds plums - peeled, cored and chopped
- 3 cups water
- 1.5 cups white sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Place plums in a large saucepan and just barely cover with water. Simmer over medium-low heat until plums are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
- Run cooked plums through a food mill or blender. Stir in the sugar and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat for about 3 to 5 minutes.