Cherries Poached in Vanilla - Cerises Pochées

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Rita~

Poached Cherries in vanilla and lemon syrup can be served straight up, garnished with whipped cream or for cakes, filling for crepes or as an ice cream topping. Pronounced: suh reez / poh sheh

Top Review by Sydney Mike

This is another recipe I made to serve as finger food at our New Year celebration over the next couple of days, & believe me these make a great tasting, flavorful bite! Definitely want to make another batch ASAP to use as a topping for frozen yogurt! Thanks for sharing this easy-to-make recipe ~ A KEEPER!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the water, sugar, vanilla bean, and lemon zest in a medium saucepan. Place over low heat and stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. Raise the heat to high and bring the syrup to a boil.
  3. Stir in the fruit and the lemon juice. Cover the fruit with a lid slightly smaller than the diameter of the saucepan. This will keep the fruit submerged in the syrup.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and cook about 8 minutes.
  5. Allow the fruit to cool in the syrup, still covered, to room temperature. Transfer to a serving bowl, cover and chill at least 30 minutes before serving.

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