Brandied Cherries

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By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 5 lbs. cherries, 1 pt. brandy
  • 5 cups


Select the dark, large sweet cherries. Boil the sugar and water 12 minutes or until a clear syrup, pour over the cherries and let stand over night. Drain cherries and let syrup come slowly to the boiling point, add cherries, boil about 8 minutes. Lift out cherries with perforated skimmer and pack into hot, glass cans, then cover. Boil the syrup down 15 minutes longer, until quite thick and whil