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Plum (Vodka) Liqueur

  • Author: polishhousewife
  • Prep Time: 2 months
  • Total Time: 1464 hours
  • Yield: almost 1 quart 1x
  • Category: beverage
  • Method: Infused
  • Cuisine: Polish


A plum liqueur, ideally made with Hungarian plums



3 cups vodka
1 to 1 1/2 cups sugar (according to your taste)
7 plums, pitted and quartered


  • Combine vodka, sugar, plums, and lemon zest (optional) in a large sterile jar (boil the jar and lid for 10 minutes before filling)
  • Leave the jar sitting on the kitchen counter.  Shaking occasionally to help sugar dissolve
  • After a month, strain the mixture through a coffee filter, paper towel, or cheesecloth
  • Add the elderflower syrup (optional) and pour into a sterile bottle, stored in a dark place


Optional add-ins for your plum liqueur:

  • zest from 1 lemon (I used a vegetable peeler)
    1/8 cup elderflower cordial concentrate (from Ikea grocery)

Keywords: Polish Plum Liqueur Vodka