Thank you. Nov 15, 2012 - This plum vodka recipe uses any plums that you have left over, at the end of the summer. I have several pounds of those dried plums, and am planning on pouring bourbon and brandy over them. ; https://jamesbonfieldrecipes.wordpress.com/2010/11/27/plum-liqueur-plum-gin Strain the plums out of the liquid, and filter if desired. Cap container and place in a cool, dark place for 2 months, stir occasionally. Ensure all the fruits are submerged, otherwise they will spoil. I first tasted slivovitz on vacation in Budapest, as well as this plum overproof that literally took all our breaths away. I might give this a shot and let you know how it compares! But thank you for the memories. Aw, thanks for the compliments! Place these in a large (2 litre), sterilised mason jar, add the sugar and pour the gin over the top. 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Either would be an excellent substitute for the vodka and … https://www.vietworldkitchen.com/blog/2016/07/plum-liqueur-wine-recipe.html Use 30-50ml as the base of a plum-flavoured gin or vodka tonic. Gosh, it has been so long since I’ve had Sloe gin, and I am sorry to say I have not tried damson plum gin! I have a Mirabelle Plum eaux de vie from Clear Creek that is really delightful as well, and they make a great slivovitz too! This looks interesting and delicious! Place into you glasg container, pour sugar over, and stir. Use this red plum-infused vodka to make a Ciruela de Jerez cocktail. While this plum liqueur was quite lovely, there is a local distillery that makes a great Slivovitz if you are interested: http://www.clearcreekdistillery.com/products/eaux-de-vie/other/ Please leave a like if you enjoyed this video. This little glass is bursting with Christmas aromas from vodka infused … Let stand in a cool, dark place 2 weeks, shaking daily. ( Log Out /  Except delicious, but that probably doesn’t help much does it ! November 4, 2012 by Alicia 24 Comments. Although I must say I usually just use it in a vodka tonic with lemon. Pour three quarters of an ounce (20ml) of the puree over the ice, along with the lemon juice and vodka. Using a zester or a strong vegetable peeler, peel the skin of each citrus fruit to create narrow ribbons. Tea is a natural candidate for a vodka infusion. 2. My guess is whatever you make with the plums is better than regular sloe gin. Cap container and place in a cool, dark place for 2 months, shake occasionally. Plum Liqueur. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It's lovely with tonic and a slice of lime or just neat. 1 3/4 pounds ripe plums, preferably organic (about 12 … Wash the plums and remove any stalks. Add vodka and brandy, stirring to partly dissolve sugar. This will allow the vodka to penetrate into the fruit much faster and allow the sugars from the plums to flavor the vodka. And if I can make it…I’m a lucky man to read your recipes. I wish I could tell you how this compares to Sloe Gin, but I’m sorry to say it has been a very long time since I have had it! Once you've strained them off, use the plums to make a wickedly boozy crumble or stew down to make a lovely plum sauce. Use your vodka-infused plums to create a Make-a-Sugar-Plum-Fairy-Martini. Wash and dry the lemon, lime, and orange. Maybe that can be my election night cocktail…. I agree that leaving sugar out can make the infusion more versatile, although I think this one would be nice on its own since it has been sweetened. I have not yet filtered mine, but the liqueur seems quite clear. Macy's Just Kicked Off a Crazy Summer Black Friday Sale What a beautiful drink! It now houses crime and poverty. Prick all over each fruit with a clean pin or fork, then halve the fruits but leave the stones in. Seriously, this is one of the most beautiful drinks you’ve infused…..You should enter this in some kind of contest! Store in a cool dark place for at least 2-3 weeks, turning occasionally to help the sugar dissolve. Layer half the plums into the bottom of a very large jar with a lid, pressing the plums down as tightly as possible. Gorgeous color Alicia! I love the sound of adding tonic and lemon! I am not planning on any contest, but I am thinking of participating in a food swap. Sorry I’m not more help on that… Have a great Friday! Since then I’ve felt lucky to drink the lovely plum beverage, even if I can get it any time I want – I still feel lucky. For a green tea vodka, you'll need to let it steep for about 10 hours. Yes, the plum flavor imparts wonderfully into the alcohol. Here in my hometown there was a slavic population in the first ward (one section of the city). PLEASE ENJOY RESPONSIBLY. I figure it’s more versatile if you can add simple syrup to drinks as you mix them. The alcohol will have taken on a good amount of flavour already, though you could leave it longer if you wish. Also a prime aperitif for eastern European food! I made prune brandy and prune bourbon last winter with some from the store, and the liqueurs were delicious! I see what you mean about making your own infusions being easy and a tad addictive Interesting to rea dthe comments about Sloe Gin, we make a few batches every year, and I really can’t begin to describe how it tastes, I wish I could !! Cover with lid and shake. No problem! Sorry I’m not much help here! Ed Smith, A shortcut to autumn cocktails from Ed Smith. Poke plums with a fork and transfer to a lidded 1-quart jar. In order to make a really good vodka liqueur, it is necessary to cut the plums in half and remove the pit. Preparation time: about 20 minutes to prepare, minimum 2 months steeping time. If you prefer your plums without the syrup, then leave the sugar out of the recipe. Alicia, And the jar did not explode? Sprinkle with sugar and pour in vodka. Directions. Plum vodka is made by infusing the vodka with flavorful fruit, vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks, and nutmeg. I bet it would make a fabulous dessert drink. If you want to use the infused plums in holiday recipes like plum pudding or sugar plum cake, then make sure to start infusing them when they are in season. If you can still get fresh plums in your area, be sure to try this! It disappeared too fast! PLEASE ENJOY RESPONSIBLY. Well, have I got the treat for you – Plum Pudding Vodka! Pour over the vodka, and cover tightly with cling film. And I agree about the comment regarding a dessert drink. Prick all over each fruit with a clean pin or fork, then halve the fruits but leave the stones in. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. ©2020 Pearl ® Vodka… Wash plums. Wash the plums and remove any stalks. Don’t be afraid to mix up combinations to your taste. Yay! Sugar Plum Whiskey Simplistically Living. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Thanks Anne! If you can’t get hold of sloes or damsons, dessert plums are equally pleasing to infuse into gin or vodka. Another hit, another liqueur I’m definitely going to make. Place all ingredients in a quart jar, seal and allow to infuse for 4-6 weeks. Add plums and vodka … Mix the dried fruit with the sugar, cinnamon sticks, mixed spice, cloves, grated nutmeg and citrus zest in a large bowl. Transfer to a couple of wide mouthed 1 litre/13/4pint Kilner jars, secure the lids in place and set aside to steep in a cool, dark place for 2 months. … Place in an aging container, pour sugar over, and stir. Place these in a large (2 litre), sterilised mason jar, add the sugar and pour the gin over the top. bottles with wide mouths (you could do it with smaller ones, but make sure they have wide mouths) Colander Large bowls Chai spices and black tea can infuse a vodka for a killer Chai White Russian. Oh, and I made an Asian plum sauce with these plums and it is amazing! I have a bottle of the Mirabelle Plum eaux de vie, and it is wonderful too! Thanks! In a jar, combine the vodka with the plum. Thanks Eileen, I figured you would catch this one after you had all your plum infusions this summer. Directions. To echo the comment above- is this like Sloe Gin? Pour sugar in large canning jar. Are you 21 or older? Hi Alicia. Well thanks for all the lovely compliment! . This is almost exactly like my plum schnapps, although I haven’t added any sugar. And the story about your Nana, very cute. 2 c. fresh sliced plums (about 8 small to medium plums) 2 c. vodka 2 TB sugar Place all ingredients in a quart jar, seal and allow to infuse for 4-6 weeks. Press the liquid from the plums with the back of a wooden spoon, and discard plum pulp. 600g plums 100g caster sugar 750ml gin or vodka. How about Vodka? I had a sample of it yesterday and thought it would make an excellent substitute for a dessert wine at the end of a nice meal. with an Apple Martini made from vodka I’d infused myself. If you want to create a sweet syrup, add the granulated sugar. Step 1. Holy schmolly. It’s an interesting use of plums nonetheless. Decant the gin back into the bottle—you may want to strain through muslin or a fine sieve, and consider adding more sugar if you think it should be sweeter. For my specific recipe task I ultimately decided to pair my final recipe choice (Apple Pork Mini Empanadas, gluten free!) Plums can be refrigerated in jar up to 6 months. Join us in making delicious cordials, liqueurs, boozy fruits and cocktails. Ensure all the fruits are submerged, otherwise they will spoil. The star was really the jam that I made with the booze-soaked prunes, so I really wanted the dried plums to make more of that jam. Categories: Infusion, Liqueur, Recipes | Tags: infusion, Liqueur, Plum, recipe, vodka | Permalink. ( Log Out /  Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Looks great. How does this compare to Sloe or Damson plum gin? Please visit Responsibility.org for information and resources on how to fight drunk driving and stop underage drinking. This means that you should start the … discussion from the Chowhound Spirits, Vodka food community. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Have you tried it with your mother’s dried plums? Place the plums in the jar and pour the vodka over the plums. Your post brought back memories of the “first ward” that will never exist again. Pour half the sugar over the plums, then half the vodka over the sugar. I also saw that it may be available for online purchase at Mora’s Fine Wine and Spirits: http://www.moraswines.com/shop/Clear-Creek-Distillery-Blue-Plum-Brandy-Slivovitz-375mL.html?utm_source=VersaFeed&utm_medium=WineFeed_amazon&utm_content=Clear+Creek+Distillery+Blue+Plum+Brandy+Slivovitz+375+mL+Half+Bottle+&utm_campaign=product_ads. Join the discussion today. ( Log Out /  Please leave a like if you enjoyed this video. Ingredients: 9 - 1.75 liter bottles of vodka 20 lbs fresh-picked plums 2 lbs turbinado sugar 8 inch peeled, sliced ginger 1 vanilla bean (optional) 2 cinnamon sticks Materials: 2 large, heavy bottomed pots 9 - 68 oz. We don’t have sloes around here – I see so many great recipes and photos of people making sloe gin, and I wish I could too! Read the Plum infused vodka - drink recipe and hors d'oeuvre recs, please! Put the plums/damsons (I actually did a mix of both) into a large, clean bottle and add the sugar through a funnel. Continue to shake daily until the sugar has dissolved and the vodka takes on the colour of the fruit – this took about 7 or 8 days. I promise that this liqueur is going to taste amazing! Wally. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 2 days. This liqueur is very light and delicate. This recipe was inspired by the infused plum brandies famous in the Balkans. I bet you would love this place http://www.clearcreekdistillery.com/products/eaux-de-vie/other/. ( Log Out /  The process is also quicker with the sweeter, softer plums, so autumnal-flavoured gin or vodka based cocktails are just around the corner. I’m presuming the flavour of the plums is imparted into the gin/vodka ? Obviously, you did not use gin here, but I wonder how the flavors compare. Friends and neighbors were invited from one house to another to enjoy the nector of plums and comradarie. by Measure out vodka. If you love Bloody Mary’s, try a dill and celery seed infused vodka as your base. Since there were hundreds of pounds of them hanging from the trees at my parents’ farm, I helped myself to a big box of them. Other simple 1-week infusions; plum (simply add 5 plums for every 200ml of unflavoured vodka) blackberry (simply add 50g for every 200ml of unflavoured vodka) pomegranate juice, agave nectar, agave nectar, vodka, orange juice and 2 more. Keep the gin bottle. Place a strainer over a large bowl and strain liqueur. Thanks for sharing! The people kept their yards trimmed, their homes in immaculate condition (no matter how humble) and mad “slibovich” every fall. I would guess that this is a bit sweeter than the damson plums, although that can always be changed with sugar. Pingback: Boozy Spiced Sugar Plums | Boozed + Infused, Pingback: Prune Brandy v. Prune Bourbon | Boozed + Infused. My grandmother is not afraid of a cocktail! How to Make Plum Vodka. It steeps just as well in cold liquor as it does in hot water. 1. Throw a jalapeno or dried red chili in there too if you like it spicy. But you may want to try working with Damson plums- they are great in sloe / infusions…. Add vodka and brandy, stirring to partly dissolve sugar. Infusing at home with inspiring and seasonal ingredients. Hi Wally, I’m so glad to bring back some nice memories. Save the vodka bottle and lid; you may want to … Pearl Kyoto Cocktail (Cocktail) Arrow Blue Curaco, Champagne, Pearl Plum Vodka, Pomegranate Liqueur Pearl Plum & Plum Classic, clean and ultra-smooth, Pearl® has a unique family of flavors to suit every taste. Strain (reserving the plums, see Lotte’s tips) and then bottle and drink. Sweet and Sour Mix. Those are my favorite plums as well – my Nana (Dan Taylor Post) had one of those trees in her back yeard too and we made plum jam every year from it! Change ). Pour the vodka or gin over the plums and stir. Martini, ice cubes, sugar, cranberry juice, whiskey, cranberry vodka and 1 more. Adapted from Diana Henry’s Salt Sugar Smoke. Wash the plums and pat dry, cut into half or smaller, and remove the pit. Do you like Plum Pudding? Cranberry Orange Sangria So, I've been thinking. Keep the gin bottle. Find out what’s on this Christmas at Borough Market, Choice ingredient: Urvesh Parvais on rainbow chard, Choice ingredient: Hayden Groves on jerusalem artichokes. And as usual, the first plums made their way into an infusion for a lovely plum liqueur. I have tasted the Slivovitz, and it was lovely. Cheers! I chose apple because of the flavors in my dish but you can infuse anything into vodka (and probably other liquors though vodka is ideal due to its minimal taste). Slice plums. Comment on what you'd like to see in future videos and subscribe for more! If she hadn’t been a tee-totaler we may have made some drinks from it too but Southern Baptist don’t drink – well, they don’t let anyone KNOW they drink! 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