Brandied Chocolate Covered Cherries

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READY IN: 240hrs 30mins
SERVES: 50
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Pour brandy over drained cherries; let set for two days.
  • Combine butter, corn syrup and salt; blend until smooth.
  • Add confectioners' sugar and mix well.
  • Knead until smooth and shiny; wrap in wax paper and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Drain cherries well on paper towels; pat dry.
  • Shape a marble-size piece of fondant around each cherry and place on wax paper-lined tray. Chill until firm, about 2 hours.
  • Melt chocolate over hot water, stirring constantly.
  • Dip cherries quickly and place on wax paper-lined tray.
  • Place in refrigerator to set.
  • Store in covered container in a cool, dark place for 10 to 14 days to fully ripen allow the fondant to liquify inside.
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