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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 56.1
  • Total Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g

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Berry Preserves with Grandpa's Sherry

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

Introduction

Strawberries macerate overnight in sugar before being lightly cooked and laced with vanilla and sherry. I used my grandfather's homemade brew for the alcohol to give my grandma a little piece of his love this holiday.

Adapted from The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving, Second Edition: Over 300 Recipes to Use Year-Round by Ellie Topp and Margaret Howard.
Strawberries macerate overnight in sugar before being lightly cooked and laced with vanilla and sherry. I used my grandfather's homemade brew for the alcohol to give my grandma a little piece of his love this holiday.

Adapted from The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving, Second Edition: Over 300 Recipes to Use Year-Round by Ellie Topp and Margaret Howard.

Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    13.25 oz (about 2 cups) whole tiny (or halved medium) strawberries*
    1 cups sugar
    2 tbsp lemon juice
    1 tbsp vanilla extract
    1 pkg (49g) Bernardin No-Sugar-Needed Pectin
    cup sherry**

Tips

*You can use raspberries here as well
**You can use port or rose wine if you prefer


Directions

Toss berries and sugar together in a medium pot. Cover and let stand overnight.
In the morning, bring mixture to a boil and cook 5 minutes.
Stir in lemon juice and vanilla, cook 1 minute.
Remove from heat and stir in pectin and sherry.
Ladle into jars, seal and process 10 minutes in a waterbath.

Serving Size: Makes 3 cups, 24 (2-tbsp) servings

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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