Brandied Plums

Brandied Plums Recipe
Photo: J. Savage Gibson; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson
These plums look beautiful on the table. Be sure to store them in the refrigerator, not the pantry.


6 pints

Recipe from

Southern Living


4 cups brandy
4 cups sugar
4 cups small plums


Bring brandy and sugar to a boil in a large nonaluminum Dutch oven over high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves completely.

Pack plums in hot, sterilized jars, filling to 1/2 inch from top.

Cover plums with hot syrup, filling to 1/2 inch from top. Remove air bubbles, and wipe jar rims. Cool and cover with lids. Store plums in refrigerator up to 1 month.