Recipe

Cherries in brandy

Add some Christmas spirit.

  • 5 mins preparation
  • Makes 1 Kilogram
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Cherries will last indefinitely. Do not allow metal lids to touch the liquid; plastic is best to use. This recipe is unsuitable to freeze or microwave.

Ingredients

Cherries in brandy
  • 1 kilogram cherries, pitted
  • 330 gram (1 1/2 cups) sugar
  • 750 millilitre brandy, approximately

Method

Cherries in brandy
  • 1
    Combine cherries and sugar in sterilised jars with screw top lids. Pour enough brandy over cherries to completely cover them, replace lids.
  • 2
    Stand in a cool dark place for at least 6 weeks before using. Invert jars occasionally to help dissolve sugar. Serve cherries with cream or ice-cream.

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