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Chocolate Covered Brandied Cherries

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Rating: 5/5 5 stars
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ready in: over 5 hrs
serves/makes:   50 pcs
  

recipe id: 33475
cook method: stovetop

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ingredients

50 maraschino cherries, drained
3/4 cup brandy
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons white corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups confectioners sugar, sifted
1 1/2 pound dipping chocolate

directions

Pour brandy over drained cherries; let set for 2 days.

Combine butter, corn syrup and salt; blend until smooth. Add sifted powdered sugar and mix well. Knead until smooth and shiny; chill for 1/2 hour wrapped in waxed paper.

While chilling, drain cherries well on paper towels; pat dry. Reserve brandy marinade for cakes or cooking.

Shape a marble-sized piece of fondant around each cherry; place on waxed paper-lined tray. Chill until firm, about 2 hours.

Melt chocolate a small amount at a time. Dip cherries and place back on wax paper-lined tray. Place in refrigerator to set. Store in covered container in cool dark place for 10 - 14 days to fully ripen.

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Chantel, Buffalo, New York USA

nutrition

116 calories, 5 grams fat, 16 grams carbohydrates, 1 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium.
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Everyone I have ever given these too wants the recipe and can't stop eating them. Get more potent the longer they sit too.