Homemade Maraschino Cherries Recipe


Ingredients (8)

  • 3 pounds sweet cherries, pitted
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 tablespoon pickling salt (or brining or kosher salt)
  • 4 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Red food coloring, optional
  • 1 ounce almond extract, optional

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