Naughty Cherries Recipe

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Naughty Cherries Recipe

Photo Modified: Flickarmigeress

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

Photo Modified: Flick/ armigeress

6
Servings
211
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.

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.2g
0.2%
Sugar
40g
N/A
Protein
0.6g
1.3%
Carbs
43g
14%
Vitamin A
4µg
N/A
Vitamin C
14mg
24%
Vitamin E
0.1mg
0.5%
Vitamin K
1µg
2%
Calcium
22mg
2%
Fiber
2g
7%
Folate (food)
8µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
8µg
2%
Iron
0.3mg
1.4%
Magnesium
8mg
2%
Niacin (B3)
0.1mg
0.7%
Phosphorus
12mg
2%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Sodium
3mg
N/A
Sugars, added
33g
N/A

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