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Snacks in a Snap: Quick Brandied Cherries

Mix up these sweet cherries to add to your cocktails, serve over ice cream or drop into oatmeal for super enriched and delicious snacks!

Fri, 13 Sep 2013|

Snacks in a snap: Quick Brandied Cherries. Here's what you'll need: 1 lb. frozen bing cherries, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 cup brandy, 1/2 cup light brown sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, 13 inch strip lemon zest, 3 whole cardamom pods, 4 whole allspice berries, and pinch of salt. Simmer 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup brown sugar, lemon zest, 3 cardamom pods, 4 allspice berries and a pinch of salt for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add 1 lb. frozen cherries, 1/4 cup brandy and 1 tsp. vanilla extract. Let cool and transfer to a jar. Refrigerate for at least 2 days. Use in cocktails or serve with ice cream. For more recipes and tips go to RachaelRayMag.com.