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Sweet sensation

Several popular brands of chocolate-covered cherries are on the market, but they should look out. There is some strong competition coming their way.

The ladies of Singleton United Methodist Church located in the Ware Neck area of Gloucester, spearheaded by their minister, the Rev. Calvin Griffin (“He really knows how to melt this chocolate properly”), are making chocolate-covered cherries for Christmas sales. 

They began this fundraiser two years ago using a “container of cherries left over from a church ice cream social” and “some fondue left over from Easter egg making.” The ladies put these ingredients together and add the chocolate just for their own pleasure.

The next year it was decided to make a few more chocolate-covered cherries for sale and this proved successful. There was only one little mishap. Thinking it would be nice and attractive to keep the stems on the cherries they gave it a try. It was not such a good idea. When dipped i...

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