Plum Liqueur 2
This delectable plum liqueur makes a great drink and is fantastic when making sauces, desserts or as a warming drink on its own.
Recipe type: Liqueurs
Serves: 3 Cups plus
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh plums
  • 2 Cups vodka
  • 1 1/2 Cups sugar syrup (see recipe)
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  1. Plums can be found from May to August. Choose rich colored ones ranging from fairly firm to slightly soft. Avoid hard, shriveled, poorly colored, soft, bruised or split ones.
  2. Halve and pit plums and combine in jar with vodka (gin may be used also), sugar syrup, and cinnamon.
  3. Cover and invert jar daily until sugar is dissolved (about 4 days).
  4. Place in a cool dark place for 3 months. Occasionally shake gently.
  5. Strain and filter. Ready to serve.
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