Although pruneaux d’Agen are highly thought of and cost more in France, I’ve found most large prunes (but not the pre-soaked kind – they disintegrate) are particularly good preserved this way.
Measure the prunes into a bowl. In a jug or teapot make an infusion with the lime flowers and
Dissolve the sugar with
Seal the jar and leave in a cold place for at least 1 month and preferably 6 before serving. As far as I can judge the prunes only improve with time.
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