In the Balkans, Damson Plum Liqueur is more commonly known as ‘slivovitz’ or “Rakia”. It is a luscious, delectable liqueur with a sweet and fruity flavor.
Damson Plum Liqueur

Damson Plum Liqueur
Principal production of Slivovitz is in the Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Romania), and Eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic).
Recipe type: Liqueurs
Cuisine: Kosher
Serves: 1 bottle
  • 2 1/2 pounds damson plums, pitted and chopped
  • 2 1/4 Cups sugar
  • 2 Cups vodka
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 Cup brandy
  1. Mix plums and sugar together so sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add plums and all other ingredients to aging container and allow to age for 3 months.
  3. Shake container once in a while.
  4. Strain off liquid and squeeze plums to gather juice, add all ingredients back to container.
  5. Age an additional month if you can stand it.

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