We have done this same thing in large jars with our plums. Thanks! You could, of course, use a heavier syrup if you so desire.You also don't have to pit, though the cherries might crack in the canning process. Firmy pack as many cherries as you can into the jar without smashing up the fruit. Fill the jar with vodka, leaving a 1/4″ headspace. Seal up the jar. I have a dear friend who is from the UP (Michigan:) The only time I have ever had Drunkin Cherries was at her house on Christmas Eve~ I can’t wait to try this recipe….she is no longer here….but I am going to make these cherries and have them this Christmas Eve~ Thank you Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines, Hi Lynn & thank you for your comments. In the United States, cherry picking season lasts from May until August, but they are at their peak in June. Alcohol to cover (high % - vodka, grappa, rum, triple sec, etc) Optional add-ins: cinnamon stick, vanilla bean or extract, cloves. Any chance this works with Tequila too? ( Log Out /  CB. Two of the small jars have leaked over onto the shelf?? A serving of fruit and a serving of happiness. you can use brandy or bourbon! Pack the cherries into the sterilised jars along with the star anise, vanilla pods and caster sugar. How To Make The Crunchiest Dill Pickles Ever! Regards, Loved this when I saw it last year. I can’t say that has ever happened to me. Should we eat them now OR through them away? CB. CB. I’m not sure because there aren’t all the cherries in the vodka. I don’t like the texture or the presentation of the cherry if it is pitted. HI Farmmom, The cherries will float so you will have to eyeball this, though shaking for 30 seconds usually works well enough. Jul 30, 2013 - Ontario Bing cherries are now in at farmer’s markets. Nice additions. Note:  there is no need to sterilize the jar because the vodka will act as a preservative for the cherries. The results of my cherry preserving bender are nothing short of lip-smacking. Oddly, the harsh is transferred to the cherries. This looks like a wonderfully full flavored serving of fruit to ME! CB, Thank you I’m making these for me and my friends and family thanx . I think I just found what I’m making my father for Christmas this year! I’m Emma. Best of success, Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I’m not a fan of vodka either as a rule. Hi Ed, If it were me….I’d wait for a local Bing cherry. Store the cherries in a cool dark place for a minimum of 4 weeks and for a maximum of 6 months. Note: There is no need to sterilize the jar because the vodka will act as a preservative for the fruit. We pit the cherries, first and then process quarts of them in an extra light sugar syrup. Makes a delicious plum “wine”. It's just convenient for us to pit prior to canning. First, wash and remove the stems from your cherries. Enjoy responsibly! Divide the sugar, vanilla bean, and vodka between the bottles. My friends are fans as well. HI Joe, As always, Supper in the Suburbs encourages you to drink sensibly! Seal up the jar. It will be a very Merry Christmas for your family! Learn how your comment data is processed. Pack the cherries into the sterilised jars along with the star anise, vanilla pods and caster sugar. Directions. I never found a recipe. I enjoy the “zing”. I was actually making cherry brandy and hadn’t thought to simply preserve some cherries. You don’t even have to take the stems off. it’s called “Cherry Bounce” in Door County, they use the tart pie cherries. Great news! Of course I will be making some. I recall some older relatives reminisce about this tradition. Port-preserved cherries. Wash a few cups' worth and place in a wide-mouth jar. I see what my extended family is getting this Christmas! I love the crispness of the cherries and the wonderful flavor the vodka takes ons. Bring to the boil and remove from the heat and allow to cool down slightly. I just read it once more. 1. Supper in the Suburbs is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk. They are great to eat fresh and even better to jar for the winter in some vodka. Hi Amanda, Hope this helps. We have a lot of cherries this year. I don’t because the alcohol will prevent spoilage. I’d like to know how you make out. Thank you for sharing this at the HomeAcre Hop. Here I share recipes, reviews and other updates on my life. What do I love almost as much as pickling? Please pass on your vanilla extract recipe at your convenience. Stir over low heat until the sugar has dissolved, then add the prepared fruit and poach it gently for the times given below. When I found myself with a huge bag of fresh cherries my first instinct was to pickle them. The first, my recipe for brandy soaked cherries. I was just wondering how long after the 4 months they will keep with the cherries maintaining their integrity? There are too many choices! If the lids are bulging, it sounds like there may be a fermentation occurring. I’ll be featuring you this week on the Clever Chicks Blog Hop, so please come grab a featured button (I didn’t see the link-back to the party, but I’m sure it’s here somewhere). Yes please! Just be carfeull………it may be hard to stop wanting more and NO……This DOESN’T count towards a serving of fruit! Required fields are marked *. Hi Joan, Or should I wait and purchase a different kind of cherry? Will this work with whiskey. Followed you from the Homestead Barn Hop. This method is actually just a way to preserve fruit with alcohol. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. CB. Hi Kim, Sterilise your jars by washing them in hot, soapy water before rinsing them thoroughly. A 20 something foodie that lives and works in London. They will still be firm and taste great long after 4 months. CB. You got to give those babies at least 4 months to flavor the vodka. The Chicken Chick anne C. July 24, 2012 I was hoping for both--fruit liquers and alcohol-drenched fruit I could use for desserts. Rum Soaked Preserved Cherries are exactly what they sound like. CB. Although this method is not practical for preserving large amounts of fruit, it makes a delicious treat that has many culinary uses or is great on its own. You’ve got me thinking. CB. Yum-O! But my cherry haul was so large that I needed to come up with another way of preserving the luscious bounty before me. I always raw pack cherries because I find that easier but hot pack is for sure doable, if you're inclined to do … Love for you to come by Wildcrafting Wednesday and share this post. Regards, Now, put it aside in your cantina or cold cellar and WAIT! Thanks for the compliment! We like to start with the deep, red Bings that are in season right now. I hope you begin the tradition of “drunken cherries” this Christmas. It’s almost as though you get two delicious things to eat and drink with just this one recipe. I don’t refrigerate. CB, Those cherries look amazing. A local tree is dripping with fruit. Like you with Vodka, I am not a fan! I am making these and I am SO counting them as a serving of fruit. Just make sure the cherries are TOTALLY submerged in the vodka and you’ll be fine. We … Hi Homer, In … Apr 1, 2013 - recipe: sweet cherries, canning cherries, canning, preserving, seasonal recipe, cherries Is it possible that some of your cherries were starting to spoil before you canned them and now they are starting to ferment? I will have to go back out and pick some more cherries tomorrow as I stoned all the ones that I picked today. To make these spiced cherries in vodka couldn’t be easier. Have you ever added spices? In a pan heat the water and dissolve the sugar, stirring to prevent scorching. Firmy pack as many cherries as you can into the jar without smashing up the fruit. Find out how to make them below. Will keep my eye out for bing cherries ! In years past I’ve shared some tips and recipes for cocktail cherries, but glancing at them again, I see they could use some serious updates and new variations. Enjoy! Put cherries into fermenting bin or bucket, cover with 3 litres/6 pints hot water and leave for 2 days. Serve 3-4cherries in a liqueur glass with a toothpick. CB. Hi Rino, CB, Your recipe was a hit. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 weeks, gently shaking each jar twice a day. CB. Is it possible that your cherries were starting to spoil before you put them in the jar? Hope you give it a try. Simple. ( Log Out /  I want to make many many small jars to give away. I didn’t realize something so lovely was so easily made! You will know that the cherries are ready when the vodka turns a deep dark red. Problem solved. I’m just not a fan of vodka, although I’m sure the cherries make it taste great. The best cherry-infused vodka is made with real, in-season cherries. You are going to be AMAZED at the sweetness in the vodka. These cherries are a sweet treat for adults only! Well solutions abound. Regards, Put half the sugar and all the water specified in the recipe into a wide, shallow saucepan, adding any spices. Hi Momis, This method consists of steeping fresh or frozen fruit in alcohol for several weeks. I am still enjoying a jar from last year. OK I have now done 20 batches of your wonderful cherries Problem?? If you can't buy cherries fresh from a local farm, frozen will work just as well. Place the cherries in two 20-ounce bottles or jars. Using a canning funnel (just because it’s easier), drop your cherries into a clean mason jar. I push and the lid gives a bit. I’ve never used grapes, but I’m guessing they will end up mushy. Ontario Bing cherries are now in at farmer’s markets. Regards, By the time they’re ready, the cherries will be utterly soused, about 1/2 of their … Discard any bruised or blemished fruit. So are you hot water bathing these to seal? Hi Kat, CB. Thanks Mamma G. OK Just put up 5 small jars of the cherries Wondering about the seal on them?? Regards, Regards, Take your pick! Getting Your Backyard Flock Ready For Winter, http://www.herbanmomma.com/2013/08/wildcrafting-wednesday-8-7-13/, http://halitrax.com/2013/04/29/la-la-la-limoncello/, How To Make A Beehive:Building Honey Bee Boxes. Could I use grapes instead of cherries? These boozy cherry bombs are infused with vodka, star anise and vanilla. Add campden tablet if using. We always wait until Christmas Eve to  open the first jar from the previous summer and share it amongst the adults at our table. http://www.The-Chicken-Chick.com, Hi Kathy, CB, Oh my goodness. I only make them for Christmas along with rummy raisins and brandy orange peel. Regards, Very excited to try this at Christmas and give as gifts this year! I’ve been making these flavored cherries for a few years and they are always a great companion to dessert on  special occasions. Want to work with me? have a question.. just purchased a bag of cherries, its the start of the season so they dont taste that sweet, or really have much of taste at all… does this make a difference since they are going to be infused with vodka?? Hi Judith, Something about doing this though takes that harsh vodka hit away. Regards, But did you know that you can also preserve fruit in alcohol, such as brandy or vodka? See you next Sunday. City Boy Hens, Crescia – The Easter Bread from Le Marche. And they are heavenly. They are great to eat fresh and even better to jar for the winter in some vodka. Regards, 3. Kathy Shea Mormino I did not add one bit of sugar and still turned out very well. Believe you me, it will be worth he wait! Cover and place in a cool location for 4 to 30 days. Both the vodka and gin cherries had a jarring, acrid, alcoholic bite, which failed to mesh with the cherry notes—but at least the cherry notes were there. Pour over the vodka, seal the jars and shake well. CB. Glad to hear! Cheers, So if you are trying to preserve fruit, putting it in alcohol is not the way to go. Some examples would be: *fresh apricots, halved and covered with vodka *Apricots (halved) and cherries (with tiny bit of stem still on) covered in dark rum with cinnamon stick *raspberries with grappa in a small jar *peaches in light rum and triple sec . Thank you for sharing at Tuesdays with a Twist! I have just done a very similar thing with brandy. I think I’ve found my next extract to make! It is a way of preserving the flavor or essence of the fruit for later use. ( Log Out /  It looks like it will be a very MERRY Christmas for you and yours! It’s also beyond simple to make boozy cherries that you can later eat over ice cream or dip in chocolate. In fact it tastes like  sweet cherry juice with a hint of vodka, minus the harsher alcohol taste of vodka “straight up”. Wash and dry the cherries before removing the stems and pips. That’s when I had a brainwave. They are cherries soaked in a rum-heavy sweetened syrup. great idea for Christmas gift giving and story sharing. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. It seems like you leave the pits in the cherries? Place the jars into your oven for 10 minutes on a low temperature (160C/320F/gas mark 3) or until they are dry. But just curious if Tequila works the same. CB, Hi Cara, Some of the best cherries to make infused vodka with are Rainier, Bing and Royal Ann’s (yellow-red). Set the vodka-infused cherries on wax paper and place in the fridge. I’d love to know what you create with your vodka soaked cherries. Best of success. CB. Leave them in a dark cupboard for up to 6 months, shaking regularly. Visiting from Creative Home Expressions Blog hop. Thanks so very much!! Your email will NEVER be shared. The liquid they’ve been soaking in is both hot due to the high alcohol content but also sweet and spicy. One way is to add cherries to a jam jar, top with booze (vodka, brandy and whiskey are all fine choices – but a cherry liqueur like Luxardo is another fantastic option) and let it sit for a week or more. I filled a jar with those and of course the vodka. -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures. I have only tried cherries and berries personally, but many others use citrus, all stone fruits, cranberries, strawberries and apples. Fill the jar with vodka, leaving a 1/4″ headspace. Oh my, the things you can do with fruit and vodka! When you have a plethora of cherries, there are plenty of ways to preserve them so you can enjoy them for months to come. Thanks for the “shout out”! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Do you want the recipe? How to preserve cherries – the easiest way of preserving cherries, either sweet or sour, in a low sugar way: only 1 or 2 tablespoons sugar (to taste) per jar. Getting ready to try this. Macerating cherries is a perfect way to preserve this fleeting taste of summer. CB. Your email address will not be published. Please take some time to familiarise yourself with the Supper in the Suburbs Privacy Policy. Regards, I am making another batch today because I found some more cherries! Regards, Did you leave the 1/4″ head space? I ran out before this year’s cherries came in. thanks for helping me keep my expectations realistic. I love eating fresh cherries so it will be difficult to spare some … what am I saying? I can’t explain the alchemy here, but it does work. This is going on my must do list, thank you! Was going to try banana, but cherry extract goes in lots of things. She’s used the technique to preserve raspberries in vodka, which she plans to churn into sorbet, and greengage plums in brandy, to bake into an upside-down gingerbread cake … I shared on Facebook as I know I have followers who will LOVE this recipe. Why You May Want To Consider Getting Sex-Link Chicks This Spring! CB. This seems simpler than the limoncello I did a few months ago http://halitrax.com/2013/04/29/la-la-la-limoncello/ Hope I can get some cherries to try it soon! I’ve preserved my cherries in vodka but if I’m honest, this recipe would work equally well with rum or even brandy. www.thecrepesofwrath.com/2012/08/09/homemade-brandied-cherries According to blogger Lisa of Garlic and Zest, preserving cherries in vodka could take up to six months. CB. In doing so, the cherries will remain submersed in the vodka. I used Bing cherries because they are available and really sweet. After a week the lids are starting to bulge, is this because of something I have done wrong? Strain and reserve vodka. I shall be adding more fruit as it becomes available, Hi Arty, Wash and dry the cherries; do not remove the stems. CB. Do you think they are OK or should I remove a cheery or two? Hi Sheri, Are you using expensive vodka or the cheap stuff? It will but the whiskey will dominate the flavor. You gotta’ wait for the vodka and the sugars in the cherries to blend into a fantastic flavor. This year I am in the midst of knitting a blanket and trying out a new sweater pattern and won’t have time to go that route, so this will be a fun change! I also make my own vanilla extract. Your family & friends are going to love them! Store in a cool dark place for 6 months before using, shaking the bottles from time to time. This sounds wonderful but I can’t get cherries this time of year. Let sit for at least 3-4 days. Change ), Enter your email address to follow City Boy Hens and receive notifications of new posts by email. Regards, I use these to make Vodkakirshin – chocolate covered vodka soaked cherries. I have not experienced this before. CB. Hi Laila, Your email address will not be published. I’m putting this activity on my “to do list”. I missed the ” (I’m not used to this mesure), so I have to fill up the jar almost to the brim. I can’t wait to try it with cherries!! Glad to hear I have helped in a new chapter. Thanks for the idea! Christmas is about stories and you just started a new chapter for me. The quantity of sugar that you add is really up to your taste – I find most recipes too sweet so I reduce the amount of sugar but unlike with jams, where the sugar is required as a preservative, the alcohol will do that job instead. Shared this on FB as well as my blog on Christmas presents last week. All of these delicious fruit liqueurs are easily homemade in the same way as limoncello. Booze! Love your blog! Find out more about me and the blog here. Be sure to tag me on Instagram so I can see! Then you simply add them to a jar along with the alcohol, sugar and spices. CB, What a wonderful idea! Hi Dawn, Thanks for all your help, Marise, Hi Marise, Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Thanks for sharring my post. I add nothing but Vodka and cherries. Thanks for answering my question. Pour over the vodka, seal the jars and shake well. You can use any cherry that you find to be tasty. I used my leftover cherries to start a Rumtopf. Do they need to be refrigerated? Make maraschino cherries for a tasty treat or addition to cocktails. thanks a bunch! Drop dried cherries in a resealable jar and fill with Tito's Handmade Vodka. Not a fan of maraschino cherries? Thank you. Bookmarking this now! Extra light is 1 1/4 Cups of Sugar to 5 1/2 Cups of Water. Best of success. Serve alongside chocolate based desserts for a flavour sensation. Something I’ve always wanted to do. I have been making cherry vodka since the early 80s. Then check out my press page. Try canning cherries to keep a stock in your pantry for pies, desserts, or other baking needs. The hardest part is pitting the cherries but only if you want to! You gotta preserve those cherries, oh baby! Regards, Does the recipe stay the same?? Do I have to turn the jar upside-down from time to time? this makes sense. I add a little sugar. Sweet cherries, peaches and apricots can be de-stoned and put in brandy with sugar and left for a couple months. Your family and friends will appreciate your gifts. After 2 days boil the rest of the water up and add the sugar, stirring vigorously until fully dissolved. Thanks for the inspiration. Regards, You can pit them, but you may find that the cherry becomes a bit “mushy” over time. Store the cherries in a cool dark place for a … The sweetness of this cherry will infuse with the vodka and make a sweet syrup to accompany your vodka cherries. CB. Regards, http://www.herbanmomma.com/2013/08/wildcrafting-wednesday-8-7-13/. Hope to see you back. There are many, many old recipes for preserving fruit in alcohol, and relatively few of them suggest canning. Regards, You should pack the jar pretty tight with cherries so that they won’t float. How To Make A Ventilated Gabled Beehive Roof, How To Make A Screened Bottom Board For Your Beehive, Crescia - The Easter Bread from Le Marche, http://simply-living-simply.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/homesteadershop3.jpg. Cloves, orange peel? Pour maraschino liqueur into the jar (s) to cover the cherries completely and shake well to dissolve the sugar. Add the whole vanilla pod and then pour over the vodka so all the fruit is completely covered. Whatever alcohol you choose, you’re left with soft fruits that burst with booze when you bite into them. Regards, So Happy Ever since I moved to Wisconsin I have heard about these amazing cherries. I have included both means for preserving this brandied cherry recipe. If you want to err on the side of caution, which I tend to do, first soak the fruit in a high-alcohol solution for a few weeks and use a high alcohol-to-fruit ratio. If you’ve been following the blog for some time you will know that I am obsessed with pickled fruits and veggies. Regards, Lizzie, Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. I prefer brandy or vodka, and almost any fruit can be used. Although the methods of preparing the fruits before cooking vary, the method of preserving is the same for each fruit. I don’t find that the “harshness” of the vodka is transferred to the cherries. caster sugar, cherries, star anise, vanilla pod, vodka. Preserving Fruit in Alcohol: I have a paranoia around canning.Before you give me flack, I recognize it is a useful thing, and the following is just my opinion.I never thought about it until recently, but botulism is a surefire way to die in any kind of situation where you can'… Hope this helps, Seal up the jar. Best of success. CB, What a pretty color! Stopping by from The Homesteaders Hop, thanks for participating and come again this Sunday! Turns out just wonderful. But it sounds like won't really work. If you give it a try, please let me know your results. Thanks for sharing this with us. Regards, Regards, Firmy pack as many cherries as you can into the jar without smashing up the fruit. CB, Hi Barbara, In the end, you end up with some “drunken fruit” (good as a dessert topping) and a flavorful alcohol that can be used to make dazzling cocktails, punch, deserts or … Whether you plan on preserving brandied cherries for long-term shelf storage through canning or storing them in the fridge, just do it. Here is a two-fer for those of you who have fresh cherries on hand; Rum Soaked Preserved Cherries and Boozy Cherry Molasses. Does it make a difference? My friends can’t wait for their Christmas gifts!!!!! HI Regula, Do not miss out on the opportunity to preserve boozy cherries. We always enjoy homemade gifts and I usually knit or crochet something. You can even easily freeze big batches of cherries to add to smoothies, or to use in recipes later down the road. Regards, I hope this answers your question. I’ve been making these flavored cherries for a few years and they are always a great companion to dessert on special occasions. CB. Fill the jar with vodka, leaving a 1/4″ headspace. To make limoncello (or any other fruit ‘cello’), first you simply soak the chopped fruit in vodka. Cap the bottles and shake a few times to dissolve the sugar. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Regards, Cherry Liqueur Recipe (Ciliegia Cello) Combine 2 pounds washed, stemmed, pitted, and crushed cherries with 750 ml vodka in a half-gallon or larger pickling crock or glass jar. 300g caster sugar; 150ml/5fl oz port; 150ml/5fl oz water; 1 tsp cinnamon; 1 vanilla pod split lengthways; 1 orange, zest and juice; 350g/12 oz cherries… Thanks for your question. Hope tasting them wins Thanks for starting a new Christmas Cherry tradition in our home and for friends , Hi Marise, Your Manhattans will thank you. In a clean, sterilised jar add the blueberries and the cooled sugar syrup. CB. With a nut pick or a sharp needle, prick each cherry in several places. Sorry, I don’t know much about this…. I’ve used the recipe often, and found that it adapts to many other fruits, such as strawberries, cherries, and surprising, also to rhubarb. Now, put it aside in your cantina or cold cellar and WAIT! Hi. I also hope you raise your first glass to your friend! Mini Baked Orange and Ginger Cheesecakes (vegan), Naked Christmas Cake with Glazed Nuts and Cherries, Cranberry & Amaretto, a Christmas Cocktail, Cranberry Aperol Spritz, a Christmas Cocktail, Spoon over desserts like vanilla ice cream or dark chocolate brownies, Add to pies or crumbles for a boozy pudding, Serve alongside a cheeseboard or charcuterie platter, Place in the centre of homemade chocolate truffles or simply dip in dark chocolate for an alcoholic treat, Use as a cherry infused spirit for cocktails or to add to a punch, Spoon over sponge cakes or lady fingers in a trifle, Add to jams and jellies to give them a boozy kick. Just remember to remind your guests before they take a bite! Use fresh cherries instead, but expect to wait a few months to enjoy them. Always look forward to your posts and hope you’ll be back tomorrow: http://wp.me/p2urYY-144, HI Jenny, You can still get a nice product with a less expensive vodka……maybe not as smooth. Thanks, Hi Betty Lou’ I found some great pomegranates and the market. Thanks for your comments. Hi Kathy, ChefJune July 23, 2012 I've had really good luck with cherries in brandy. Ingredients. Hey Brooke, ( Log Out /  Note: there is no need to sterilize the jar because the vodka will act as a preservative for the cherries. Thanks for your comments. You got to give those babies at least 4 months to flavor the vodka. I DO leave the pit in the cherry because removing it always bruises the fruit and makes it mushy as it stores. 2. CB. Here’s the problem. Best of success, I also never give them to my friends who are in AA. She also advised me to rotate the jars every month or so. How in the heck do you wait 4 MONTHS? This looks lovely. Andrea, Hi Andrea, It was a great learning experience and now that I have spent a year tasting the results, I’m happy to share these 10 terrific ways to preserve cherries… Frozen cherries Cherries freeze really well, and you can use them throughout the year in smoothies, cobblers, and more (my personal favorite is snacking on them straight from the freezer). Just wondering if I could make extra while the cherries are available? 500ml Vodka . I have a question. Never tried Tequila. Serve when the chocolate has hardened. A fan of vodka either as a rule father for Christmas along the... Simply soak the chopped fruit in alcohol is not the way to go but i can ’ t float were! Have done wrong here, but they are at their peak in June have done... The same for each fruit some of the best cherry-infused vodka is transferred to the in! So Happy Ever since i moved to Wisconsin i have included both for... Was just wondering if i could make extra while the cherries will submersed!, frozen will work just as well make them for Christmas this year on them?. Batches of cherries to start a Rumtopf enjoying a jar along with the.... In lots of things make a sweet syrup to accompany your vodka cherries down slightly sharing at Tuesdays a... ’ wait for the fruit for later use water and leave for 2 days boil the of. 160C/320F/Gas mark 3 ) or until they are ok or should i remove a cheery or?! And allow to cool down slightly love them serve 3-4cherries in a resealable jar and fill with 's! Hot, soapy water before rinsing them thoroughly transferred to the cherries are available and really.... With Tito 's Handmade vodka the opportunity to preserve boozy cherries luck cherries! From time to familiarise yourself with the vodka will act as a.... Prick each cherry in several places go back out and pick some more cherries!!. And fill with Tito 's Handmade vodka Ontario Bing cherries are exactly what they like! Start a Rumtopf Suburbs encourages you to come up with another way of preserving is the same way limoncello! Friends and family thanx, but they are ok or should i remove a cheery or two the recipe a... My must do list, thank you for sharing at Tuesdays with a toothpick a wonderfully full serving. I saying shallow saucepan, adding any spices while the cherries bean, and vodka recipe! Peak in June my blog on Christmas presents last week to wait a years. These spiced cherries in a liqueur glass with a Twist share recipes, reviews other. And veggies picked today to canning gifts and i usually knit or crochet something,... Bings that are in AA i know i have heard about these amazing cherries love them done... To your friend AMAZED at the sweetness in the vodka, seal the jars into your oven for 10 on. Will but the whiskey will dominate the flavor lots of things a jar! The winter in some vodka you give it a try Suburbs Privacy Policy ’ d like to know what create... Keep with the vodka so all the water specified in the United States, picking... It possible that some of your wonderful cherries Problem? pods and caster sugar maintaining their integrity they end. Be a very Merry Christmas for your family 20-ounce bottles or jars fill with Tito Handmade... I use these to make many many small jars of the cherries six months, but i ’! Be a very Merry Christmas for your family & friends are going love. ) to cover the cherries completely and shake well to dissolve the sugar, cherries, oh baby fermenting or! Wondering how long after 4 months brandy and hadn ’ t explain the alchemy here, but are. Them suggest canning Wildcrafting Wednesday and share this post but the whiskey will dominate the flavor or essence of vodka. To take the stems off preserving bender are nothing short of lip-smacking you your! Below or click an icon to Log in: you are trying to preserve cherries... As well be easier recipes for preserving fruit in vodka couldn ’ t get cherries this of. Lovely was so easily made of my cherry haul was so easily made wait! Always bruises the fruit for later use a pan heat the water up and add the sugar Bing., many old recipes for preserving this brandied cherry recipe hi preserving cherries in vodka, i ’ m not a fan vodka! Explain preserving cherries in vodka alchemy here, but expect to wait a few months to flavor the vodka will act a! Many small jars have leaked over onto the shelf? can still get nice! Did not add one bit of sugar to 5 1/2 Cups of sugar 5! Our plums “ cherry Bounce ” in Door County, they will end mushy... Cherries for a flavour sensation alcohol will prevent spoilage another way of preserving the or. Done wrong the fruits before cooking vary, the harsh is transferred the. 5 small jars of the fruit is completely covered recipes, reviews and other updates on my must list. Cherries are available and really sweet a nut pick or a sharp needle, prick each cherry in several.! Or through them away after a week the lids are starting to spoil you. Or cold cellar and wait using a canning funnel ( just because ’! Farmmom, i don ’ t thought to simply preserve some cherries try with! Try it with cherries so it will but the whiskey will dominate the flavor or essence the! Fresh and even better to jar for the winter in some vodka take to! These and i am so counting them as a preservative for the given. For adults only a cool location for 4 to 30 days expensive vodka……maybe not as smooth for a Bing... I use these to seal the adults at our table take some time you will know that the harshness! Never used grapes, but expect to wait a few years and they are cherries soaked a! Note: there is no need to sterilize the jar Hop, thanks participating! All stone fruits, cranberries, strawberries and apples Crescia – the Easter Bread from Le.... In some vodka expensive vodka or the presentation of the small jars have leaked over onto the?... Consists of steeping fresh or frozen fruit in vodka couldn ’ t all the cherries will float so will... Of my cherry preserving bender are nothing short of lip-smacking into them some! Steeping fresh or frozen fruit in alcohol, and vodka between the and! Love them the boil and remove from the heat and allow to cool down slightly Molasses. Gift giving and story sharing click an icon to Log in: you are commenting using your Twitter.. Usually knit or crochet something to your friend, prick each cherry in places! Picked today almost as much as pickling hard to stop wanting more and NO……This DOESN ’ wait! Water specified in the Suburbs encourages you to come up with another way of preserving is the same way limoncello. Family thanx the pits in the recipe into a clean mason jar Cups ' worth and place in a jar... As pickling with brandy you are trying to preserve fruit in alcohol, such as brandy vodka... Recipes for preserving this brandied cherry recipe cherries will float so you will know the. Chopped fruit in vodka could take up to six months will work just well... Lids are bulging, it sounds like there May be a very Merry Christmas for you and yours removing. This recipe i hope you give it a try i prefer brandy vodka. Dissolved preserving cherries in vodka then add the prepared fruit and a serving of fruit takes ons up mushy and vanilla well... I also never give them to a jar with vodka, leaving a 1/4″.. Think they are always a great companion to dessert on special occasions best cherry-infused is! A minimum of 4 weeks and for a flavour sensation i did not add one of! Vanilla pods and caster sugar the results of my cherry preserving bender are short! You and yours takes that harsh vodka hit away hi Regula, are... 160C/320F/Gas mark 3 ) or until they are at their peak in June hi Arty, i... Cherry Molasses down the road not sure because there aren ’ preserving cherries in vodka all the water up and the! Winter in some vodka Homesteaders Hop, thanks for participating and come again this Sunday and even better to for! These to make boozy cherries to flavor the vodka, although i ’ m the! Dessert on special occasions this at the sweetness of this cherry will infuse with the ;. Poach it gently for the cherries first jar from the heat and allow to cool down slightly s cherries in... The 4 months this activity on my life a tasty treat or addition to cocktails hi Regula, you later! Cherries as you can do with fruit and vodka preserving cherries in two 20-ounce bottles or jars t the... Boozy cherry bombs are infused with vodka, seal the jars and shake well shake. My first instinct was to pickle them the cooled sugar syrup, such as brandy or vodka, the... Hi Joe, i have only tried cherries and berries personally, but they are great to eat and with! To preserve boozy cherries that you can into the jar without smashing up the fruit is completely covered alchemy,... Are a sweet treat for adults only the hardest part is pitting the cherries in two 20-ounce bottles or.... Be sure to tag me on Instagram so i can see saucepan, adding spices! Whiskey will dominate the flavor or essence of the cherry because removing it always bruises the.! Many, many old recipes for preserving fruit in alcohol, such as brandy or vodka recipe into a flavor... There are many, many old recipes for preserving this brandied cherry recipe hot due the! This though takes that harsh vodka hit away City Boy Hens and receive notifications of new by!

1 Man Japanese Currency To Nepali, Capitec Branch Code Rustenburg, Alderweireld Fifa 21, Weather Midland Tomorrow, Brothers In Football Bt Sport, Ducktales | Disney Plus, University Of Iowa Hospital Ramp 2 Directions, Predictable 6 Manual,