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                             SOUR CHERRY SYRUP
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beverages                        Indian
                 Fruits                           Jams
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       lb           Sugar
    2       c            -Water -- up to 3 cups
    1       lb           Sour cherries
      1/4   ts           Vanilla
   Sharbat-e Albaloo
   To serve syrups, add a Tbsp to two to a glass, fill with cold or sparkling
   water and ice.
   Use only a porcelain or enamel pan. Boil the sugar and water together for
   15 to 20 minutes. Add the sour cherries and boil again gently another 20 to
   30 minutes or until the syrup thickens. Strain the liquid into a bowl
   through a cheesecloth, squeezing the cherries to extract all of the liquid.
   Add the vanilla extract. Bottle. To serve, add water & ice.
   Dried sour cherries may be used instead of fresh ones. They should be
   soaked in cold water 6 hours or longer.
   Will kept at room temperature as long as the bottle is sealed. Refrigerate
   after opening.
   Can be used as a topping for ice cream, mousses, bavarians or frozen
   MAKES: 1 bottle SOURCE: _Persian Cooking_ by Nesta Ramazani
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