Sour Cherry Compote with Cream
Sour Cherry Compote with Cream

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This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Serves: 4
  • Start to Finish: under 1 hour
  • Prep: 40 minutes
  • Cook: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 249kcal (12%)
  • 22mg (1%) Sodium
  • 29g Carbs
  • 5g Fiber
  • 15g (23%) Fat
  • 9g (46%) Saturated Fat
  • 21g Sugars
  • 3g Protein
  • 98mg (10%) Calcium
  • 3mg (19%) Iron
249kcal (12%)22mg (1%)29g5g15g (23%)21g3g9g (46%)
This healthy dessert zings with flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 20 ounces fresh (or jarred) sour cherries, washed and pitted
  • 1 bunch fresh lemon balm or mint, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 fresh sage leaves
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream, chilled
  • Dash paprika
  • Zest of 1 organic lemon, cut into large strips
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Directions:

Directions

1. Place cherries in a large pot. Add lemon balm or mint and paprika. Place over medium-low heat. 2. Stir in sugar and add cinnamon stick (don't crush), water, and lemon zest. Simmer, covered, for 8 minutes. 3. Remove cinnamon stick and lemon zest. Pour the compote into 4 dessert dishes and let cool. Garnish with sage leaves and 1 tablespoon of cream.
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