Late Summer Plum Brandy

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 1.5 litres plum brandy

Ingredients:

  • 4 pounds ripe plums
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 750-ml bottle brandy

Instructions:

  • Sterilise equipment.
  • Roughly chop plums and put in bucket.
  • Add sugar, covering plums.
  • Stir so that sugar is completely moistened.
  • Close bucket, properly affixing airlock.
  • Let mixture sit in pantry for 3-4 weeks, stirring every other day.
  • After 3-4 weeks, filter plum mixture through cheesecloth, nut bag, or jelly strainer.
  • Discard fruit.
  • Mix 2 parts plum liquid to 1 part brandy (or to taste). Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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