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Sweet Pickled Prunes

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Ingredients
  Dried prunes 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Soft brown sugar 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Malt vinegar 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Water 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Cinnamon piece 2 Inch
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large mixing bowl or basin, combine the prunes with sugar, vinegar, water and cinnamon.
2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and leave to marinate overnight.
3. Sterilize 2 preserve jars with tight fitting lids, by heating in the oven or immersing in boiling water for 20 minutes.

MAKING
1. Transfer the contents of the bowl to a heavy bottomed saucepan.
2. Place the pan on a medium flame and simmer the prunes for 10 minutes until they are soft.
3. Take pan off the heat and allow the mixture to cool.
4. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the prunes to a bowl. Leave the liquid in the pan.
5. Using a small paring knife slit the prunes and remove the stones.
6. Pack the sterilized jars with the prunes.

FINALIZING
7. Return pan with syrup to a medium flame and boil the liquid for 1 minute.
8. Pour the syrup over the prunes and tightly close the jars.
9. Label jar with date of making and store in a cool dry place.

SERVING
10. You can use the prunes in salads, in cooking or as a preserve with toast.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
European
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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