Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

Yummy to eat out of the jar or on Ice Cream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In each of 3 wide mouth 1 pind clean, sterile jars layer 1/3 prunes, golden raisins, figs, apricots, and dark raisins.
  2. Add 1/3 cup rum to each-or a touch more if you like.
  3. In a 2 quart pan mix water with sugar, bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Pour hot syrup into each jar leaving 1/2 inch head space.
  5. Cover and let stand until fruits are plump-around 1 week.
  6. Check after 2 days and add rum if fruit is dry on top.
  7. After a week you are ready to serve-keeps up to 2 months.


Most Helpful

Oh my goodness, I am so sorry!!! I made these up over two months ago and forgot to post my review. I let these sit for over two weeks soaking them almost daily in more rum( the fruit really soaks it up) then processed them in my pressure canner so they would last over six months. We opened one jar up this month and although I should have opened them the night before and added more rum they were still absolutely delicious over our ice cream. Will be making these again. Thank You for sharing this recipe.

Chabear01 May 21, 2006

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