Donna Hay: Basics To Brilliance

Spread this quick and easy jam onto slices of warm buttered toast.


  • 600g plums, sliced into wedges

  • 1 cup (220g) caster (superfine) sugar

  • 1 vanilla bean, halved and seeds scraped

  • ¾ cup (180ml) water


  • 1.

    Place a large non-stick frying pan over high heat.

  • 2.

    Add the plums, sugar, vanilla beans and seeds and the water and stir to combine.

  • 3.

    Bring to the boil and cook, stirring occasionally, for 12–15 minutes or until thickened and the plums are soft.

  • 4.

    Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely.

  • 5.

    Remove and discard the vanilla beans to serve. Makes 2 cups

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 285kj
  • Fat Total 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 1g
  • Carbohydrate 72g
  • Sugar 70g
  • Sodium 3mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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