Slow Cooker Pickled Plums

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    2hrs 50mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    3
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    828

These sweet, tangy pickled plums are delicious paired with sharp and salty cheeses as part of a cheese board. This recipe makes 3 jars so it is ideal as a delicious foodie gift.

recipe updated Aug 9, 2019

Ingredients

  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    4
  • Plum icon
    Plum
    20½
  • White wine vinegar icon
    White wine vinegar
    3 cups (720ml)
  • Rosemary icon
    Rosemary
    7 sprigs
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    7 sprigs
  • Superfine sugar icon
    Superfine sugar
    2.5 cups (486g)
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    7
  • Lavender icon
    Lavender
    4 sprigs
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Black peppercorns icon
    Black peppercorns
    about ½ teaspoon (1g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Jar
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl

Step preview

  1. Pour white wine vinegar into a clean slow cooker bowl
  2. Add rosemary and fresh thyme to the vinegar mixture
  3. Pour superfine sugar into the vinegar mixture
  4. Add bay leaves, lavender, garlic clove, salt and black peppercorns to the vinegar mixture
  5. Cover
  6. Cook in slow cooker while stirring occasionally - 2 hr 30 min, high heat
  7. Warm 3 clean jars - low heat
  8. Add plum to the jars carefully
  9. Add rosemary and fresh thyme to the jars
  10. Strain vinegar mixture into 3 jars evenly
  11. Seal tightly
  12. Let cool
  13. Store
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