A sweet plum cordial to treat yourself, and for gifting.
3 pounds (7 cups) fresh purple plums, halved and pitted
4 cups granulated sugar
1 quart (4 cups) gin
- In screw top jar, mix all ingredients. Cover tightly. Invert jar; let stand 24 hours. Turn jar upright. Let stand 24 hours. Repeat turning until sugar is dissolved.
- Store in dark, cool place for two months. Strain through cheesecloth into decanters. Cover.
Makes 2 quarts.