Cherry brandy

Enjoy a tipsy treat with Lotte Duncan's simple recipe for cherries in brandy, fantastic with good vanilla ice cream
By Lotte Duncan
Cherry brandy
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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes plus marinating and 1 month maturing
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 900 g cherries, stoned
  • 225 g caster sugar
  • 400 ml brandy
  • few drops of almond essence

Method

1. Place the stoned cherries in a mixing bowl. Sprinkle over the caster sugar, cover and leave overnight.

2. Next day pour the brandy and almond essence on and stir until the sugar has dissolved.

3. Bottle the cherry brandy in a sterilised jar and leave to rest for at least a month.

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