Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Desserts & Chocolate, Entertaining, Fresh Fruit, Recipes | 0 comments

Plump and juicy cherries are now shipping, and if you’re looking for a reason to create an exceptional flaming dessert, this is it: Sweet Cherry Jubilee Flambé (Click to see the recipe).

Use our expertly grown cherries in this flambé recipe and it’s sure to make a good impression with guests. Desserts for a crowd don’t often wow like this one does. And it’s much more than just an ice cream topping. It’s a sensational treat everyone will enjoy.


Sweet Cherry Jubilee Flambé Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dark sweet cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. currant jelly
  • 1 slice lemon
  • 2 Tbsp. brandy
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream

Instructions

  1. Blend cherry juice with cornstarch in a chafing dish or shallow pan.
  2. Add jelly and lemon.
  3. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce is thickened.
  4. Add cherries and heat thoroughly. (If you used a pan, pour into a heated serving dish.)
  5. Heat the brandy but do not boil.
  6. Pour over the hot cherries and carefully light with a match.
  7. Let flame burn down and immediately pour sauce over ice cream.

Notes

We’re biased, but we recommend Cherry-Oh!® Cherries for this recipe.These cherries boast a slightly crisp skin on the outside and are incredibly sweet and juicy on the inside. With every bite, you’ll notice a delightfully crunchy pop and burst of flavor. Each gourmet fruit gift is filled with cherries handpicked at their peak of perfection and packaged with extra care to ensure freshness.


Video and Photos

 

Prepping the cherries

Our friendly chef, Tim Keller, preps the cherries

"Life is just a bowl of cherries..."

"Life is just a bowl of cherries..."

Carefully measuring out the ingredients

Tim carefully measures out the ingredients

The dish is just about ready

Whisking and stirring!

 


What To Do Next…

  1. Share your favorite cherry or flambé recipe in the comments below.
  2. Order your box of Cherry-Oh!® Cherries today.