How to Make Sweet Pickled Plums

5 years ago I made plums in Madeira we all loved them, but it is not child friendly because of the alcohol. So this year I'll make pickled plumes sans alcohol.

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How to Make Sweet Pickled Plums Recipe
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This will take 3 days, not a lot of work just a slow gentle process so that the plums remains whole.Rinse your plums and dry them. Pour vinegar, water and sugar in a pot and bring to the boil.

This will take 3 days, not a lot of work just a slow gentle process so that the plums remains whole.Rinse your plums and dry them. Pour vinegar, water and sugar in a pot and bring to the boil.

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While the vinegar/water/sugar is boiling, prick holes in your plums all over using a small fork or a needle.

While the vinegar/water/sugar is boiling, prick holes in your plums all over using a small fork or a needle.

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Place the plumes in a sterilised jar. Sterilise your jar by first running it in your dishwasher and then pour boiling water in to the jug, let it sit for 5 minutes and then pour the water out.

Place the plumes in a sterilised jar. Sterilise your jar by first running it in your dishwasher and then pour boiling water in to the jug, let it sit for 5 minutes and then pour the water out.

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Pour the boiling hot pickle over the plums. Lid on and let it sit at room temperature until tomorrow.

Pour the boiling hot pickle over the plums. Lid on and let it sit at room temperature until tomorrow.

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Day 2 : drain the pickle and bring it to the boil. Pour the boiling pickle over the plums, lid on, store at room temperature until day 3. Day 3 repeat process.

Day 2 : drain the pickle and bring it to the boil. Pour the boiling pickle over the plums, lid on, store at room temperature until day 3. Day 3 repeat process.

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This is how the plums look like on day 3. They are now done. Lid on while the pickle is still boiling hot. Store at room temperature in a dark place. Will keep unopened  up to a year.

This is how the plums look like on day 3. They are now done. Lid on while the pickle is still boiling hot. Store at room temperature in a dark place. Will keep unopened up to a year.

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Serve with ice cream, cream, as condiment to a roast or use the plums in baking and the juice on your morning yoghurt. Once opened keep in the fridge and eat within a month.

Serve with ice cream, cream, as condiment to a roast or use the plums in baking and the juice on your morning yoghurt. Once opened keep in the fridge and eat within a month.

Ingredients

1 Kilogram Plums  
½ kilograms Sugar 
100 Milliliters Water 
100 Milliliters Apple cider vinegar 
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