Dried Cherries

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Cherries, stoned, 8 lbs.
  • sugar, 4 lbs.:10 minutes. Left two or three days. Boiled again, 10 minutes; left two days; drained


To each pound of cherries weighed after they are stoned, add eight ounces of good sugar, and boil them very softly for ten minutes: pour them into a large bowl or pan, and leave them for two days in the syrup; then simmer them again for ten minutes, and set them by in it for two or three days; dr