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How to Make Brandied Cherries

brandy peddlerWhat could sound more delicious than some warm Brandied Cherries served over some vanilla ice cream?

How about sipping on some cherry brandy for an after dinner liqueur?

How to Brandy Cherries:

Making Brandied Cherries is quite a bit quicker to do than when using peaches or apricots.

The cherries don’t need to be processed with a canner to preserve them. You simply skip that step and go straight to aging the jar of cherries.

Type: Dessert Recipe

Serve with: ice cream, if desired
Prep Time: 14 min
Cook Time: 12 – 14 min
Age Time: 6 – 9 weeks
Serves: 1 lb of cherries yields 1 pint

Ingredients:

  • red cherries1 lb cherries – washed; removing stems, or leaving 1/2 inch of stem on each
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 tbsp brandy per jar prepared

Instructions:

  1. Either remove stems or cut them to 1/2 inch on each cherry.
  2. Add to a saucepan with sugar & water.
  3. Bring to a boil, and simmer for until cherries are tender.
  4. With slotted spoon, pack cherries into hot jars allowing 1/2 inch head space.
  5. To each pint jar of cherries, add 5 tbsp brandy, or enough to cover fruit.
  6. Wrap jars in brown paper or a brown bag.
  7. Store in a dark, cool location for 6 – 9 weeks before serving.

Brandied cherries are such a beautiful accompaniment to a savory dinner.

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Ingrid Turner from IngridTurnerToday.com, is a blogger, writer, grandmother, mother, cancer survivor and all around sparkling human being. From cooking, crafts, seniors’ issues, cancer, health, pets, gardening & the like, she entertains us in her writings. Ingrid is also a regular on her daughter's cooking show, “Cooking with Kimberly” @ CookingWithKimberly.com. Website Facebook Twitter YouTube

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