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Berry Rumtopf Completed 2

Small Apricot Rumtopf

A delicious, alcoholic fruit compote that you can customize however you wish.


  • One cup of apricots or fruit of choice
  • Half a cup of sugar
  • Enough overproof rum 100 - 110 proof to cover


  1. Wash apricots, remove stones and chop coarsely. Place apricots in small container - either stoneware, ceramic or snap lock glass. Add half cup of sugar to fruit. Pour alcohol over fruit and sugar mixture until there is 1/2 inch of rum over the fruit.
  2. Store in cool dark place for 1 - 2 months.
  3. Serve in small quantities over vanilla ice cream or use 2 parts sparkling wine and 1 part Rumtopf liquid for a sweet cocktail.

Recipe Notes

Feel free to leave the skins on the apricots or remove them.