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Cherry Almond Sauce

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Ingredients
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mixed pickling spices 2 Teaspoon
  Anise seeds 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Maraschino cherries 1 Pound (1 Jar)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Whole blanched almonds 5 Ounce (1 Can)
Directions

MAKING
1. In medium-size saucepan combine and heat water, vinegar, brown sugar, pickling spices and anise seeds to boil rapidly for 10 minutes such that the syrup measures about 1 cup and set aside.
2. Into 1-cup measure, drain syrup from cherries and add water if needed to make 1 cup.
3. In a medium-size saucepan into cornstarch blend 1 to 2 tablespoons of the syrup such that smooth.
4. Then stir in the remaining syrup and through strainer pour in brown-sugar syrup to remove spices. Let it cook with constant stirring such that the sauce thickens and boils for 3 minutes.
5. Stir in butter or margarine.
6. Into each cherry, stuff an almond, stir into hot sauce and heat just to boil.

SERVING
7. Serve hot with optional garnish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Sauce
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2756 Calories from Fat 853

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 93 g142.9%

Saturated Fat 20.1 g100.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 93.5 mg3.9%

Total Carbohydrates 473 g157.8%

Dietary Fiber 31.1 g124.2%

Sugars 400.1 g

Protein 33 g66.4%

Vitamin A 19.1% Vitamin C 0.22%

Calcium 81.3% Iron 48.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cherry Almond Sauce Recipe