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Pickled Cherries in a kilner jar served on a wooden board with ham and bread

Pickled cherries

Published: June 7, 2018 at 4:02 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + pickling
  • Easy
  • Makes 1 litre jar

Check out these dark and juicy sweet pickled cherries. This quick and easy pickle recipe is bursting with sweet cherry flavour and goes perfectly with charcuterie, salads or roast pork

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal17
carbs3.9g
sugars3.9g
fibre0.3g
protein0.2g
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Try this sweet pickled cherries recipe, then check out our pickled beetroot and pink pickled rhubarb with ginger.

Ingredients

  • 150ml moscatel vinegar
  • 50ml white wine vinegar
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • a few sprigs thyme
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp black peppercorns
  • 500ml cherries, pitted

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put all of the ingredients, except the cherries, into a small pan with 200ml water and bring to the boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar and salt. Pack the cherries into a sterilised 1-litre jar and pour over the pickling liquid. Seal the jar, allow to cool, then chill. Good after a few days, best after a week when the vinegar has mellowed a little.
    Eat with charcuterie, meat or in salads.

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