Cherry Sauce Recipe

Step 1

Drain cherry juice into a deep, 1-quart, heat-resistant, non- metallic casserole. Set cherries aside. Blend cornstarch into cherry juice until smooth.

Step 2

Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 4 minutes or until thickened and clear. Stir occasionally.

Step 3

Add cherries, lemon juice and lemon peel to thickened cherry juice. Stir to combine.

Step 4

Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 1 minute or until sauce bubbles and cherries are hot.

Step 5

Spoon over ice-cream or cake. Makes 2 cups

Variation: If desired, sauce may be made from canned blue- berries, strawberries, raspberries, pineapple or diced peaches.

Cherries Jubilee: Heat 1/4 cup brandy in Microwave Oven in a heat-resistant, non-metallic long-handled dish or spoon 20 seconds Ignite brandy and pour over cherry sauce. Spoon over ice cream.

Tip: If a heat-resistant, non-metallic spoon is not available brandy may be heated in any heat-resistant, non-metallic vessel and transferred to a long-handled ladle before igniting.

Things You'll Need

  • 17oz Dark sweet cherries, undr-
  • Ained (pitted or unpitted)
  • 1T Cornstarch
  • 1 1/2t Lemon juice
  • 1t Grated lemon peel

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