Plums with Anis, Cardamom and Rum

These plums are amazing, takes all the flavors from the rum and spices.

Serve it with game or as a dessert with ice cream.

Makes 1 large jar

1/3 cup water

1/4 cup dark rum

6 cups sugar

1 vanilla bean, split in the middle

10 cardamom seeds, crushed

plums, enough to fill a large jar

1.Place water, rum, sugar, vanilla and cardamom in a saucepan and bring to a boil.

2.Let it simmer on low heat until half has evaporated.

3.Make a cross in the skin of the plums and place them in boiling water for 30 seconds, cool and peel off the skin.

4.Place the plums in a large clean jars and pour the syrup over.

5.Put on a lid and place in the fridge, ready to use after a week.

Photo by Aina C Hole