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    Jerez Cherry Liqueur

    Jerez Cherry Liqueur. Photo by Debber

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    NcMysteryShopper's Note:

    This is a great Cherry Brandy recipe from Spain. All you need is 2 One Quart jars or two pretty bottles that will hold a quart each and about 6 months. The cherries are the most delicious part of this recipe -- be sure to eat them. They are great with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream. The recipe was given to me by my friend from Jerez (Spain). That Amaretto is optional, but highly recommended.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    Quarts

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pierce each cherry three to four times in a row (up and down)on one side of the cherry. I used a sharp skewer. Remove Stems.
    2. 2
      Fill each jar half-full with the cherries. Place a lemon wedge in each jar and top each with a tablespoon of sugar and two tablespoons of Amaretto.
    3. 3
      Fill jars with brandy. Screw lid on tight and shake to combine.
    4. 4
      Put in a cool dark place for 6 months.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 28, 2013

      Hey guys, CHERRY PITS CAN BE POISONOUS. Like apple and apricot pits, they contain amygdalin, which metabolizes into cyanide in the body when ingested. (Google it). When you soak them in alcohol for months, most of the amygdalin/cyanide will leech into the liqueur since it's very soluble in alcohol. If you don't drink much of the liqueur, the effect would likely be minimal; mild cyanide poisoning could resemble a bad hangover. In larger quantities, it could be perhaps dangerous. Why risk it? Pit the cherries before soaking them. If you like the bitter almond flavor that the cyanide imparts, add a flavoring - they make almond or bitter almond flavorings with the cyanide removed.

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    • on October 22, 2006

      55

      I put my 4th of July houseguest to work poking holes in the cherries. Bicker, bicker…. �Are you SURE you put 4 holes in each one? If 4 are good, 'am' 8 better?" HA! We added all the other fine ingredients, and it's been brewing away in the back corner of my counter ever since. Decided we'd call it "6 months" and just this week poured the brandy thru a coffee filter twice and bottled it. (Of course, we had to taste it to make sure it hadn't gone bad!) OMG, it's like liquid cherries for consenting adults. I conferred with Mystery about how to best store the remaining cherries, and we concluded they could be frozen or tucked in the fridge, covered with a bit more brandy for as long as they'll last. I'm hoping to use the brandy & cherries for the annual Xmas Cherries Jubilee. Next season, we'll buy more Bings, By Golly! This would make a great hostess gift, but this cherished bottle is staying home!

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    • on November 24, 2007

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      Well, NC the taste test committee reports back--WOW O WOW!!! This stuff is POTENT! Like atomic bomb-potent! Holy moley! I thought I'd toss back a "few" of these, but ONE cherry was MORE than enough for my tender tongue! I will use some in my Christmas baking and give you another report of how that turns out! .....Okay NC...I'm going out on a limb here giving this 5-star rating without ever having tasted this YET...but with these ingredients, please, tell me how it could NOT be 5-stars!? :-) Will be waiting for Thanksgiving & Christmas to taste this fine concoction...will get back to you--of course, I'll have to REMEMBER...but hopefully!!! *Made for ZWT 3 US Regional*

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    Nutritional Facts for Jerez Cherry Liqueur

    Serving Size: 1 (3220 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 4008.1
     
    Calories from Fat 5
    48%
    Total Fat 0.6 g
    1%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 13.1 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 63.2 g
    21%
    Dietary Fiber 6.8 g
    27%
    Sugars 52.4 g
    209%
    Protein 3.4 g
    6%

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