Brandied Chocolate Covered Cherries

50
Servings
30m
Prep Time
10d
Cook Time
10d 30m
Ready In


"These can be made without alcohol too. Just omit that step."

Original recipe yields 50 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (28.8 g)
  • Calories 122.1
  • Total Fat - 5.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 2.6 mg
  • Sodium - 20 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 16.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 14.5 g
  • Protein - 0.8 g
  • Calcium - 9 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

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

Step 2

Combine butter, corn syrup and salt; blend until smooth.

Step 3

Add confectioners' sugar and mix well.

Step 4

Knead until smooth and shiny; wrap in wax paper and chill for 30 minutes.

Step 5

Drain cherries well on paper towels; pat dry.

Step 6

Shape a marble-size piece of fondant around each cherry and place on wax paper-lined tray. Chill until firm, about 2 hours.

Step 7

Melt chocolate over hot water, stirring constantly.

Step 8

Dip cherries quickly and place on wax paper-lined tray.

Step 9

Place in refrigerator to set.

Step 10

Store in covered container in a cool, dark place for 10 to 14 days to fully ripen allow the fondant to liquify inside.

Tips & Variations


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