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Homemade Maraschino Cherries

Course: Dessert
Servings: 16
Calories: 95kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh cherries; pitted - approximately 3 cups (any variety)
  • ½ cup Grenadine, cherry, pomegranate, or red grape juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Use a cherry pitter to remove the cherry pits and set cherries aside.
  • In a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat, add everything except the cherries and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer, stir until sugar dissolves completely, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the cherries, let cool. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg