Brandied Cherries

Brandied Cherries
Though these cherries take six weeks to macerate, they'll keep in the fridge for up to a year. Used in many kinds of cocktails, they're equally good atop ice cream.D.J. Costantino

This gem of a recipe is adapted from Cherry Home Companion (Arbutus Press, 2002) by Patty LaNoue Stearns. It takes six weeks for results, but is well worth the effort. And don't throw out those cherry pits—wrap them in cheesecloth and let them macerate with the fruit to deepen the flavor.

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