September 09, 2014

Ume Syrup

Early in the summer I made ume syrup. Ume plums are used for making umeboshi, umeshu (liqueur), and ume syrup for an ade. This time, I used middle-sized ume plums and raw beet sugar. Ume syrup generally calls for the same weight of sugar as ume plums, but I reduced the sugar to two thirds of it. After sitting for days at room temperature it turned out a lovely syrup, yay.

Ume syrup 1

Ume syrup 2

Ume soda

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