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    Cherry Bounce -- A Cordial

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1440 hrs

    1440 hrs

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    Mirj's Note:

    Sweet liqueurs made with seasonal fruit -- get a head start on your holiday gifts!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    quart

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place the cherries in a 1 quart glass container, being careful not to crush the fruit.
    2. 2
      Add the sugar and the lemon peel.
    3. 3
      Fill the container with the bourbon.
    4. 4
      Seal the lid and gently shake the jar, or move it around the counter to distribute the alcohol and sugar evenly.
    5. 5
      The sugar will continue to dissolve over time.
    6. 6
      Place the cordial in a cool, dark place for 2 months to allow the liquor to be infused with the flavor.
    7. 7
      Jump start the process by placing the container on a sunny windowsill for the 1st two weeks.
    8. 8
      The fluctuating temperatures of the daytime sun and the cool evenings will speed the flavor infusion.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 31, 2002

      I used to make a very similar Cherry Bounce: 1 lb. cherries, 1 cup sugar and 1 fifth vodka. I've also made it with brandy; both very tasty, but I've not included the lemon. I'll try it next time. It turns out to be one of the smoothest liquors you'll ever have so be careful. I presented a small clear bottle to my parents at Christmas one year (beautiful in color) and it was gone in nothing flat. Thanks for posting.

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    • on November 17, 2009

      55

      Did it right this time, following directions. Tastes great!! Will make lovely gifts this Christmas! Thanks Mirj!

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    • on July 27, 2007

      55

      This is delish !!! We make something very similar here in Portugal, the only difference is adding cinnamon sticks instead of lemon peel, Thanks Diana

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    Nutritional Facts for Cherry Bounce -- A Cordial

    Serving Size: 1 (1042 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2408.6
     
    Calories from Fat 5
    16%
    Total Fat 0.5 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 6.6 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 113.0 g
    37%
    Dietary Fiber 6.0 g
    24%
    Sugars 103.7 g
    414%
    Protein 3.0 g
    6%

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