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Brandied strawberries

Recipe from: 12/1/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 6
Servings 16
Time 15 minutes


  • 1
    firm strawberries, hulled
  • 400
  • 500
  • 2
    cinnamon sticks
  • 6
  • 6
    cardamom pods, bruised


20 minutes plus storing time
Halve large strawberries and leave smaller ones whole.
Spoon into sterilised jars.
Heat sugar, 500 ml water and spices in a saucepan over a low heat.
Once sugar has dissolved, simmer for 10 minutes, then remove from the heat and set aside to cool for 10 minutes.
Add the brandy then pour the liquid over the strawberries to fill the jars.
You can leave the spices in, but be sure to remove them if you prefer a less spicy flavour.
Seal jars and store in a cool dark place.
Do not store for longer than two months.
Makes 2 large jars

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