Naughty Cherries Recipe

Naughty Cherries Recipe
Staff Writer

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Whiskey-soaked cherries are the perfect addition to the "Gibby Gave Me Champagne!" Cocktail — or a manhattan.

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6
Servings
264
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cherries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup bourbon or whiskey
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • Zest of one orange

Directions

Bring water, sugar, and bourbon to a boil. Add cinnamon, cloves, and orange zest. Reduce heat to low, and add cherries. Simmer for about twenty minutes, until cherries are coated in syrup but haven’t yet burst. Strain cherries, preserving in one tablespoon liquid. Discard leftover liquid.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
34mg
11%
Carbohydrate, by difference
27g
21%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
43µg
6%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
39mg
4%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
29µg
7%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
16mg
5%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
49mg
7%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
105mg
7%
Water
55g
2%

Recipe Shopping Tip

For healthy recipes, choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Recipe Cooking Tip

For healthy recipes, substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.