Spice up cocktails, ice cream, pound cake, or rice pudding with this simple and special homemade treat.



This recipe lends itself to exploration. Try Vanilla Bean Sugar in place of Black Onyx Chocolate Sugar or Mulling Spices in place of Chai Spices.


In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Place Chai Spices in a muslin bag. Tie bag and add to sugar water. Stir in brandy and cherries. Return mixture to a boil then lower heat and simmer for 5 min. Remove from heat and stir in lemon or lime juice. Transfer cherries, liquid and muslin bag with spices to a Mason jar. Let cool uncovered. Seal jar and refrigerate for 48 hours. After 48 hours, remove and discard muslin bag with spices.

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy spiced cherries and cherry syrup in your favorite drink or dessert. Store sealed in refrigerator and use within 6 weeks.


1 pint

Thanks To

Savory Spice—South End/Charlotte, NC

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Black Onyx Chocolate Sugar (Salt-Free) 2 floz bottle $5.40
Chai Spices (Salt-Free) 1 oz bag $3.85
Muslin Bags -1 $0.65



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