Plum Shrub Syrup

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Appears in Cook's Country June/July 2023

An old-timey means of preserving fruit makes a popular refreshing beverage today.

SERVES 8 to 10 (Makes about 2 cups)

TIME 15 minutes, plus 24 hours macerating

Plum Shrub Syrup

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Shrub syrups evolved from fruit-and-vinegar preserves and are made from acidulated fruit. We wanted to develop a simple recipe that was bursting with fresh, tangy fruit flavor. We mashed plums with sugar and refrigerated the mixture for 24 ...

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