Perfect Plum Sauce

    1 hour 40 min

    This fruity sauce is simple to make and tastes fabulous. Use as a marinade, basting sauce or condiment.

    24 people made this

    Serves: 20 

    • 1kg dark plums, stones removed and chopped
    • 1kg caster sugar
    • 670g dark brown soft sugar
    • 500g black treacle
    • 3 litres vinegar
    • 85g garlic
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt
    • 20g white pepper
    • 20g whole cloves
    • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr40min 

    1. Put all ingredients in a large pot. Cook until plums are soft, then strain. Boil strained liquid for 1 hour. Leave until cold.
    2. Pour into clean, dry bottles.

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    This recipe has a real problem of effectively having 2.2kg of sugar to 1 km of plums which results in a glue like mixture which cannot be poured. This is very different to other recipes I have tried which were very successful  -  15 Feb 2015  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)