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Cherries in Syrup

A recipe for making homemade cherries in syrup. It is made with fresh sweet cherries, sugar, lemon, and vanilla. Use it for a cherry topping and more.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Renee

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sweet cherries stemmed and pitted
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 ounces water
  • 1/2 vanilla bean split lengthwise and seeds scraped
  • 1 strip of lemon peel about 1/2- X 1 1/2-inches

Instructions

  1. Put all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Lower heat to medium and cook for 25 minutes, until cherries are softened and syrup is thickened.
  2. Remove from heat and cool completely. Discard vanilla beans and lemon peel.
  3. Transfer cherries and syrup to glass jar or container. Seal and chill. Use within 1 month.

Recipe Notes

A recipe for making homemade cherries in syrup. It is made with fresh sweet cherries, sugar, lemon, and vanilla. Use it for a cherry topping and more.