Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I bought some cherries and wanted to make brandied cherries - alas no brandy. This is a good substitution!! Serve over ice cream

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut cherries in half and pit them, working over a bowl to catch the juices. Set aside.
  2. In a small heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the sugar and 3/4 cup of sherry to boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Continue boiling, without stirring, until the liquid is reduced about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the cherries and their juices to the pan, reduce the heat to medium-low and cook until the cherries are just heated through and slightly softened, about 1 minute.
  5. Stir in the 3 Tbl creme de menthe and remove from the heat.
  6. Set aside for at least 5 minutes to cool slightly and allow the flavors to marry.
  7. Spoon the warm cherries and sauce over ice cream.

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