Cherries Jubilee

Yield: 8 servings ( Serving Size: servings )
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  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) almond extract
  • 1/3 cup(s) amaretto
  • 2 tablespoon(s) cornstarch
  • 4 cup(s) frozen unsweetened dark sweet cherries, thawed
  • 2 teaspoon(s) grated lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 cup(s) unsweetened cherry juice blend
  • 1 quart(s) vanilla ice milk


  1. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large skillet, stirring well.

  2. Bring to a boil, stirring contstantly.

  3. Reduce heat, and simmer 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is thickened, stirring occasionally.

  4. Remove from heat; stir in cherries and almond extract.

  5. Place amaretto in a small, long handled pan; heat just until warm. Ignite with a long match.
  6. Pour over cherry mixture, stirring gently until the flames die down.

  7. Scoop 1/2 cup ice milk into each individuall dessert bowl. Spoon cherry mixture evenly over ice milk.

  8. Serve immediately.
December 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by TinaAho1 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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