Brandied Chocolate Covered Cherries
October 02, 2017
"These can be made without alcohol too. Just omit that step."
- 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
Pour brandy over drained cherries; let set for two days.
Combine butter, corn syrup and salt; blend until smooth.
Add confectioners' sugar and mix well.
Knead until smooth and shiny; wrap in wax paper and chill for 30 minutes.
Drain cherries well on paper towels; pat dry.
Shape a marble-size piece of fondant around each cherry and place on wax paper-lined tray. Chill until firm, about 2 hours.
Melt chocolate over hot water, stirring constantly.
Dip cherries quickly and place on wax paper-lined tray.
Place in refrigerator to set.
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
No special items needed.