Recipe: To Make Black Cherry Brandy

Take a gallon of the best brandy, and eight pounds of black cherries, stone and put ’em into your brandy in an earthen pot; bruise the stones in a mortar, then put them into your brandy, and cover them up close, let them steep for a month or six weeks, so drain it and keep it for use.

You may distil the ingredients if you please.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss