12/19/2016 Roast Pork with Cherry Almond Glaze

Roast Pork with Cherry Almond Glaze

Recipe Courtesy of Cindy Schumacher

1 boneless whole pork loin roast (3½ lb.)
1 tsp. salt
1 12oz jar cherry preserves
¼ cup cider vinegar
2 tsp. light corn syrup
¼ tsp. each cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves
¼ cup slivered almonds

Sprinkle roast with salt; place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake uncovered at 350 for 30 minutes.
In a small saucepan, bring the preserves, vinegar, corn syrup, and spices to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for two minutes. Set aside ¾ cup for serving.
Stir almonds into remaining mixture. Brush roast with some of the glaze. Bake 35-50 minutes longer or until meat thermometer reads 160 degrees, brushing frequently with remaining glaze.
Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with remaining cherry mixture.