Canning Recipes




Brandied Apple Rings
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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6 pounds firm red apples
4 cups sugar
3 cups water
Red food coloring -- (optional)
1 cup brandy

Wash and core apples; cut into 1/4-inch rings. Treat to prevent
darkening. Bring sugar and water to a boil; boil 5 minutes. Add food
coloring. Remove from heat, add rinsed and drained apple rings; let stand
10 minutes.

Return to heat; bring to a boil; then simmer 30 minutes or until rings are
desired color Remove from heat; cool to room temperature. Remove apple
rings from syrup. Bring syrup to a boil; remove from heat; and stir in
brandy.

Pack apple rings loosely into hot jars leaving 1/4-inch head space. Pour
hot syrup over apple rings, leaving 1/4-inch head space. Remove air
bubbles. Adjust caps. Process 15 minutes in boiling water bath.

This recipe yields about 4 pints.




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