2000s Recipes + Menus

Plum Limeade

  • Active time:10 min
  • Start to finish:10 min
July 2002
Adding rum or vodka to this plum limeade makes a delicious cocktail. With or without alcohol, the limeade should be served immediately, since it will quickly darken if left standing.
  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges and seeded
  • 1 lb ripe red or black plums, quartered and pitted
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed ice
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2/3 cup superfine granulated sugar
  • Garnish:

    plum and lime slices and fresh mint sprigs
  • Blend lime wedges (including peel) in a blender on high speed 10 seconds. Add plums, ice, water, and sugar and blend until plums are puréed, about 15 seconds. Pour through a very fine sieve into a pitcher, pressing on solids. Stir limeade and serve immediately over ice.
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