Homemade Maraschino Cherries

Recipe by Sharon123
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READY IN: 48hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak pitted cherries overnight in heated brine.
  • The next morning, drain cherries. Rinse them in cold water. Combine cherries, water, sugar, lemon juice, and red food coloring. Heat to the boiling point.
  • Let stand about 24 hours. Again, boil juices, pour over cherries and let stand 24 hours. Bring to boil again. Add almond extract and cherries. Pack in hot sterilized jars and seal.
  • The Ball Blue book says boil this in a water bath-pints-20 minutes, quarts-25 minutes.
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