Monday, July 16, 2012
Wash 2 pounds of cherries, you do not need to pit or remove stems, however you may if you like.
In medium sauce pan heat over medium
4 c brandy
3/4 c sugar
Heat just until sugar is dissolved, stir in 1 Tbs almond extract.
Place cherries in two quart jars that have been cleaned and sterilized by boiling water bath or dishwasher.
Divide brandy between jars, seal, and refrigerate.
Recipe from Mary Jane's Farm
Sun Brandied Cherries
Fill a clean sterilized quart jar with cherries
add 1/2 c sugar
1/2- 1 cup brandy (enough to fill jar and cover cherries)
Seal lid and place in sun for 4 weeks.
I have tasted the first cherries and lets say ooh lala go easy on them!
Stay tuned for recipes using brandied cherries!