Easy Brandied Fruit Recipe
Prep: 60 Minutes
Total Prep: 60 Minutes
Servings: 6-8 Pints
WARNING: This recipe contains alcohol and is NOT suitable for children.
8 cups of fresh fruit. For example, peaches, plums, pears, oranges or cherries. You can mix and match or choose to use one specific fruit.
4 cups sugar
4 cups of brown sugar
1 tablespoon of All Spice
1 Tablespoon of Cloves (Optional)
4 cups of good quality brandy
Large mixing bowl
Medium mixing bowl or 1 quart pitcher
6-8 sterilized canning jars
In a medium bowl or pitcher, combine sugar, brown sugar, spices and brandy. Stir.
Set aside, stirring occasionally until the sugar is dissolved.
Slice in half and core
Cut fruit (your preference for size)
Add to a large mixing bowl
Combine fruit well
Divide fruit evenly into jars
Stir brandy mixture to ensure the sugar has dissolved
Pour brandy mixture over fruit in jars. Fruit should be submerged in liquid.
Seal jars and place in a cool, dry place like a pantry.
Brandied fruit is ready in 30 days.
Use as a topping on a cake, ice cream, or eat directly out of the jar!