Spread the Love with This Red Wine Cherry Preserves Recipe

Spread the Love with This Red Wine Cherry Preserves Recipe

Sweet and tart with a hint of savory spices, this perfect December recipe for cherries in red wine has all the taste satisfaction and flavor of premium canned preserves — without the high-end price tag. This simple preserve is made with fresh cherries and satisfying flavors that come from vanilla bean, balsamic vinegar, and Sutter Home’s Red Blend, so you’ll be spreading smiles everywhere when everyone discovers just how deliciously fruitful it can be.

The best part about this versatile recipe is how decidedly delicious it is over everything, from sweet dishes like ice cream and cake to savory fare such as meat and wild rice. Whip up a few batches right before the holidays, and you can even give these little jars of goodness as gifts or stocking stuffers.

Go ahead and spread the love with this recipe for red wine cherry preserves.

Syrup Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 ½ c Sutter Home Red Blend
  • 2 c water
  • ¼ t black peppercorns
  • ¼ t fennel
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar

Remaining ingredients

  • 3 ½ lbs. pitted cherries (about 2 quarts)
  • 3 T balsamic vinegar

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If you like this, then try our recipe for Red Wine Raspberry Jam Cookies.

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