DRIED CHERRY MARMALADE
This dried fruit marmalade is easy to make and brings a touch of sophistication to your cheese board. It will keep for up to 3 weeks refrigerated, and also makes a terrific hostess gift.
½ tsp (2 mL) ground cardamom
½ cup (125 mL) unsweetened dried cherries ½ cup (125 mL) orange marmalade
¼ cup (60 mL) Scotch whisky
¼ cup (60 mL) water
1 Heat a small saucepan over low heat and add cardamom to toast. Once it becomes fragrant, about 1 minute, add cherries, marmalade, whisky and ¼ cup (60 mL) water.
2 Cover and bring to a gentle boil over high heat. Lower heat and simmer until cherries have softened, about 20 minutes.
3 Place in small bowl and refrigerate to chill. Stir once before serving.
Makes 1 cup (250 mL)