Place prunes in saucepan - and cover with 3 cups water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer - uncovered until they are very soft, 25 - 30 minutes.
Drain and return to pan; add honey, vinegar, lemon, zest and spices. simmer gently while stirring and pressing with wooden spoon (or potato masher) to break up the prunes - until very thick, 10 to 12 minutes.
Can be stored, covered in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or freezer 6 months.)
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