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.