canned cherries

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What is canned cherries, tinned cherries?

Also known as
Tinned cherries


Canned Cherries are red, tart, pitted cherries packed in water or sugar solution. They are softer and sweeter in taste; colour may vary from the fresh ones as are cooked.

Chopped canned cherries
To chop the canned cherries, drain the cherries from the syrup, pat dry using kitchen towel and place them on chopping board. Cut each cherry into 4 pieces using sharp knife or into even smaller pieces as per the recipe requirement.

How to select canned cherries, tinned cherries


Choose undented cans that exhibit no bulging. Check the label for its contents, date of manufacturing and expiry date. Always check the lid, if opened or chipped avoid buying.

Culinary Uses of canned cherries, tinned cherries


· Add canned cherries to a mixed fruit salad or gelatin.
· Make pie filling, flavoured yoghurt, jellies, jams, sauces and fruit drinks.
· Use for garnishing desserts, cakes, ice cream and candies.

How to store canned cherries, tinned cherries


Canned cherries should be stored unopened in a cool, dry place off the floor. Opened cherries should be transferred to a covered container, refrigerated and used within 2 to 4 days.