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Flambeed Cherry Jubilee

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Course Dessert
Cuisine canadian, French
Servings 4


  • 450 g fresh cherries
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • ½ lemon Juice
  • 2 Strips Orange Zest
  • 2 sprig lavender flowers - optional
  • 50 ml kirsch warmed
  • 4 tbsp. vanilla ice cream


  • Warm a sauté pan over a moderate heat. Scatter the caster sugar and melt for a minute until just starting to colour. Toss the cherries in the pan with orange zest and lemon juice and lavender if using.
  • Tilt the pan onto one side and carefully pour the kirsch over the cherries, let the kirsch ignite. Once the flame has extinguished, continue to cook for a further minute or until the cherries are starting to break down. Remove from the heat.
  • Spoon the cherries and juices into serving dishes and add some ice cream.
  • Enjoy straight away.
Keyword berries, Dessert, dinner party