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Chocolate Chai Brandied Cherries

Chocolate Chai Brandied Cherries

Chocolate Chai Brandied Cherries

Recipe By Savory Spice—South End/Charlotte, NC

Yields

6 to 8 servings

Recipe By Savory Spice—South End/Charlotte, NC

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

Serving Suggestions

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

Recipe Notes

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

Ingredients

1/3 cup water


2 Tbsp. granulated sugar



3/4 cup brandy

10 oz. fresh or frozen cherries (washed, pitted and destemmed)

1 tsp. lemon or lime juice

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Black Onyx Chocolate Sugar

    The chocolate-kissed possibilities of this black sugar are limitless. Our Black Onyx Chocolate Sugar infuses our rich Black Onyx Cocoa Powder into ...

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  • Chai Spices

    We carefully handcraft our Masala influenced whole Chai Spices by mixing chai tea spices like crystalized ginger, cinnamon chips, green cardamom po...

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  • Muslin Bags

    These small muslin spice bags are used to infuse flavor into soups, stews, sauces, stocks, as well as drinks such as mulled wine or tea. Just add t...

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Directions

In a small saucepan, bring water and Black Onyx Chocolate Sugar to a boil, stirring to dissolve. 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.