Combine sugar, brandy or pineapple juice, sour cream, butter, marshmallows and
salt in a heavy saucepan. Stir over moderate heat until sugar is dissolved. Place
candy thermometer in mixture and boil about 10 minutes to 234 degrees F or soft
Remove from heat; pour 3/4 cup of the hot mixture into a 1-quart measure and
add semi-sweet chocolate; stir until the chocolate is melted. Quickly stir in walnuts.
Turn into a buttered 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and spread level with back of spoon
Set the pan with remaining syrup into shallow pan of boiling water; add white
chocolate and cherries and stir until the chocolate is melted. Turn into pan with
chocolate mixture and quickly spread level; let stand until set before cutting into
May use a mixture of red and green candied cherries.