GLUTEN-FREE & VEGETARIAN
S H O P
Canned pitted Bing cherries in their juice, w/minimal or no added sugar
Vanilla ice cream
Kirshwasser, also called Kirsch
T I M I N G
PREPARATION TIME: 10 min
ASSEMBLY TIME:¬† 5 min
- Combine cherry sauce. HOLD.
- Warm Kirsch.
- Assemble at table.
C O O K¬† /¬† P R E P A R E
1 can pitted Bing cherries
2 tsp cornstarch
2 TBSP lemon juice
1/4 tsp lemon zest
4 oz Kirschwasser cherry liquor, also called Kirsch
1¬† 1/2 pt vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt
- Drain juice from cherries into saucepan & heat.
- Dissolve cornstarch in lemon juice & add to saucepan, stirring until thick.¬† Stir in lemon zest, cherries & heat.¬† HOLD until ready to serve.
- Warm Kirsch in another saucepan.
S E R V E
Place ice cream into individual dishes & cherry sauce into serving bowl.¬† Ignite the Kirsch by slowly touching a lighted match to it; pour onto hot cherry sauce.¬† Spoon blazing cherries over ice cream.¬† Work quickly, flames will extinguish before you know it.
W O R K P L A C E¬†¬† L U N C H
Can be done, as the alcohol burns off when Kirsch is heated.¬† Would certainly be an interesting change from yellow birthday cake.