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Kompot Śliwkowy / Plum Compote

Posted on: 19th Jul 2008

plum compote recipe - classic Polish summer drink


  • 1 kg red plums / Satsuma plums
  • 1-1½ cups white sugar
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 6 whole cardamom pods (crushed slightly for flavour to escape)
  • 4 litres of water


  • large pot


  1. Cut plums into halves, discard seeds.
  2. Bring water to boil, reduce fire, add sugar, plums, spices and cook covered until plums very soft and falling apart, for about 30 minutes.
  3. Serve cooled down, optionally strained to remove bigger pieces of fruits.

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  1. I bet this tastes really refreshing! :cool:

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