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

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  • 2 cups dark sweet cherries
  • 1 ½ cups cherry juice
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. currant jelly
  • 1 slice lemon
  • 2 Tbsp. brandy
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream


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

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.

At Harry & David, we deliver expertly crafted delight.

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