If you want to make cherry liqueur, then now is the time to do it. Yesterday I was shopping at Whole Foods and I noticed that dark, sweet cherries were $4.99/lb. The price doesn’t get any better than that and they looked ripe, juicy and sweet! I decided that now is the time to make cherry liqueur.
I have tried making dark cherry liqueur in the off-season with frozen cherries, but the results were not as good as when I used fresh cherries.
So I spent the afternoon pitting cherries and prepping a batch of dark cherry liqueur for this season:
If you want to make a batch, you can find the recipe here.