Disclaimer – Yes, I know plums are funny. Yes I know I have double entendred myself to within an inch of my life. ENJOY!
Seasonal stuff going on here on partyspanner at the moment, and so we turn to fruit in the back garden. It’s not yet time for the quince to fruit but the plum tree is groaning with goodness.
Rather predictably my mind turns not to plum tarts or plum jam (although I am planning on making some spicy jam in the next few weeks) but instead I have decided to make some plum schnapps. Yes, yes I know I went on and on about blackberry vodka but the thing is, it’s easy to make and once again serves as a great drink to serve at Christmas.
In for a penny in for a pound of plums as they say.
I used approximately 20 plums, halving them and removing the stone before placing them into a kilner jar.
And so, the plums go into the Kilner jar before being topped up with 70cl of vodka.
Off this jar goes to a dark place, to be occasionally brought out and shaken, for at least 3 months. It will join it’s cousin, the blackberry vodka, in imprisonment. I almost feel a bit sad.
I’m planning on checking on these (taste test obv) in late november. Until then, Good luck to you, my vodka friends. *salute*