1 pound fresh, purple plums (Santa Rosa preferred)
2 cups vodka
1 cup sugar
1 1-inch cinnamon stick cup water
4 whole cloves
Pit plums and cut plums into 1-inch chunks. Combine plums, sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves and vodka in a large jar. Mix well. Cover tightly and let steep in a cool, dark place for 2 months. Shake jar occassionlly.
When steeping period is complete, strain and filter the liquid.
Pour into bottles and cap tightly. Let age at least 1 month before serving.