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Stewed Cherries

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  Sour red cherries 1 Quart
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Adjust According To Tartness Of Cherries)
  Cream 4 Tablespoon

Wash, stem and pit cherries over a saucepan to catch juice; there will be about 2 1/2 cups pitted fruit.
Drop directly into saucepan, add water, cover, and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes.
Stir in the sugar and continue heating for a minute or two until sugar is entirely dissolved.
Stir in a few drops of almond extract, if desired.
Serve warm or cold with plain or whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1274 Calories from Fat 47

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.6%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 4.2 mg1.4%

Sodium 138.4 mg5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 312 g103.9%

Dietary Fiber 15.1 g60.5%

Sugars 251.4 g

Protein 12 g23.2%

Vitamin A 244.8% Vitamin C 157.7%

Calcium 28% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stewed Cherries Recipe