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Branched Sweet Cherries

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  Dark sweet cherries 2 Pound, pitted
  Sugar brandy 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Preparation: Combine cherries and sugar.
Let stand 2 hours.
Cover; cook over low heat 25 minutes; stir often.
Remove cherries from syrup.
Bring syrup to boil; boil, uncovered, 10 minutes.
Measure syrup; add 1/3 cup brandy for each cup.
Canning: In kettle combine syrup and cherries.
Bring to boiling.
Spoon into hot, clean jars, leaving 1/2 inch headspace.
Wipe rims; adjust lids.
Process in boiling water bath for 20 minutes (start timing when water boils).
Store at least 2 months before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1710 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.8%

Saturated Fat 0.34 g1.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0 mg

Total Carbohydrates 147 g49%

Dietary Fiber 19.1 g76.2%

Sugars 117.9 g

Protein 10 g19.2%

Vitamin A 11.6% Vitamin C 105.8%

Calcium 11.8% Iron 18.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Branched Sweet Cherries Recipe