Prunes have gotten a bum rap which is silly because they are simply dried plums. Therefore it stands to reason that if you like raisins, dried cherries, or other dried fruits found in your basic trail mix there is really no reason to poo-poo a prune. And, if your prune is soaked in
We put up as many batches of prunes in
This recipe makes about 2-3 quarts of prunes in
10 cups Prunes (with or without pits)
1 ½ cups Sugar
4 cups White wine
Combine white wine, sugar and warm to dissolve the sugar.
Add prunes to the warm wine/sugar mixture and cover letting the prunes soften up while the liquid cools.
Once cooled, add the
Put into jars with well-fitting lids.
Place in a cool, dry and dark place and give the jars a little shake each day for a couple of weeks.
They are ready to use after two weeks and only improve with age provided they are kept cool, dry and dark.