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Make your own maraschino cherries

Scared of the violently red sweet things that are sold as maraschino cherries? Nothing easier than making your own!
Either take dried cherries, or drain a glass of de-pitted cherries in light syrup. Put cherries in a jam jar or other sealable container. Heat plenty of Luxardo Maraschino liqueur (don’t boil), add a splash of amaretto and a dash of whiskey, pour over cherries, close jar – normally it seals by itself, but you can can it if you would like to, although the cherries keep for quite a while in the fridge anyways. Let stand for a few days for the fruit to soak up the booze.
The dried cherries get super syrupy dense, great for drinks. The fresh fruit are to die for over ice cream…enjoy!




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