Maple Cherry Sauce

Maple Cherry Sauce

This sauce is terrific with roast pork, ham or turkey.

  • 1/3 cup cherry juice blend
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup frozen tart or sweet cherries, thawed and well drained
  • 3/4 cup maple-flavored syrup
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Put cherry juice blend and cornstarch in a small saucepan; mix well. Cook over medium heat until thickened. Add cherries, maple-flavored syrup, walnuts and orange peel; mix well. Cook, stirring frequently, over low heat until all ingredients are hot. Serve warm.

Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Note: 1 (16-ounce) can tart cherries or sweet cherries, well drained, can be substituted for frozen tart or sweet cherries.

Thanks to the Cherry Marketing Institute for this recipe.

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