Make this Plum Simple Syrup to highlight the sweet stone fruit. Use the syrup in drinks or on baked goods for a touch of sweetness and flavor!
Why You Will Love This Recipe
Plum simple syrup is a flavorful and versatile sweet syrup that’s made by infusing plum flavor into a sugar and water mixture.
It can be used in various culinary applications, including cocktails, mocktails, desserts, and even as a drizzle over pancakes or waffles.
This Plum Simple Syrup is perfect in our Sugar Plum Fairy Cocktail, a Christmas classic!
When making a simple syrup, you want to be sure it comes up to a simmer but do not let it cook too hot too long. If this happens, it starts to turn into a caramel.
Straining the syrup will remove any pieces of fruit that has broken off and will give you a smooth syrup.
Plum syrup is a sweet sugar syrup with the flavor of ripe plums.
Because it is so easy to make and made of simple ingredients.
Yes. Refrigerating a simple syrup extends its shelf life. And when a fresh ingredient is used, such as plums, this becomes necessary so it does not go bad as pieces of the fruit and juice are in the syrup.
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Plum Simple Syrup
- Small Pot
- Measuring Cups
- Cutting Board
- 2 plums
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup water
- Remove the pits and stems from your plums and chop roughly.
- Place all ingredients into a small pot and heat on the stove over medium heat.
- Once simmering, reduce the heat to low and let simmer 10 minutes.
- Strain the syrup with a fine mesh strainer. Chill.