Sliwkowka Czyli Nalewka ze Sliwek (Polish Purple Plum Liqueur)

Delicious homemade plum liqueur. It needs 6 months to develop but after that you can enjoy it poured over ice cream or sponge cakes. Try dipping the plums from the liqueur into melted chocolate. Delicious!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 days 3 hrs 8 mins
Total Time:
2 days 3 hrs 28 mins
16 servings


  • 2 pounds plums, pitted and sliced

  • 2 cups pure rectified alcohol (190 proof)

  • 2 tablespoons pure rectified alcohol (190 proof)

  • 2 cups vodka

  • 2 tablespoons vodka

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar


  1. Place plums in a glass carboy used for brewing. Pour in 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons rectified alcohol and 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons vodka. Seal and store in a cool, dark place for 5 weeks.

  2. Stir sugar into the carboy. Seal and store in a cool, dark place for 4 weeks.

  3. Strain liqueur through a sieve lined with muslin cloth. Pour liqueur into bottles, seal, and store in a cool, dark place for at least 3 months before using.



Rectified alcohol is a very high-strength spirit that's used for making homemade liqueurs. You can buy it online or in specialist brewing shops.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

263 Calories
0g Fat
25g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 263
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 91mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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