Brandied Sweet Cherries
This recipe makes 7 cups servings
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- Portion size: 7 cups (1.75 L)
These gourmet delights from the June issue of Canadian Living are delicious on ice cream, pudding, or cake. You can sip the leftover brandy as a cordial or use it as a flavouring in baking.
- 7 cups 7cupssweet cherrysweet cherries, (2 lb/1 kg)
- 1 cup 1cupgranulated sugar
- 1 1brandy
Snip off top half of each cherry stem; prick each cherry with toothpick.
In each of seven 1-cup (250 mL) sterilized jars, place 1 cup (250 mL) cherries and rounded 2 tbsp (25 mL) sugar; pour in brandy, covering cherries. Seal jars tightly. Shake gently to dissolve sugar; repeat occasionally during next 24 hours.
Store jars in cool dark place, turning periodically, for at least 2 months or for up to 12 months.