Brandied Cherries

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Complete Book of Home Preserving

By Mary Norwak

Published 1978

  • About


  • Morello cherries
  • Sugar
  • Brandy


Wash the cherries and dry them well. Trim the stalks, leaving about ½in/12mm on each fruit. Weigh the prepared fruit and allow 1¼lb/600g sugar to each 1lb/450g fruit. Mix the fruit and sugar in preserving jars and fill up with brandy. Seal tightly and leave for 3 months. Serve in small portions in wine glasses, giving each person some fruit and liquid. Eat the cherries first and then drink the