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This homemade plum slatko dessert has a creamy, light texture and a sweet flavor that goes well with kaymak, or with sheep feta.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Serbia
Keyword: plums, sugar


  • 1 kg plums
  • 1 kg sugar
  • lemon juice
  • Vanilla
  • Rosette leaf


  • Mix 250 g lime into 2l of water, then add ½ gallon water to prepare the lime water solution. Leave it aside.
  • Use ripen plums, wash and peel them then add them to a lime water.
  • Drain only the clear lime water into a pot and leave the limes at the bottom. Add the plums in the lime water and leave them 1 hour and then rinse them well.
  • Prepare the syrup by mixing 1-2 cups of water with sugar and cooked on low heat to create honey like substitution.
  • When ready mix it with lemon slices, 1 tsp diluted citric acid and vanilla.
  • Then add the plums to this syrup and continue cooking for about 25 minutes and then add the rosette leaves.