Yield
Makes 4 cups; 8 servings
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How to Make It

Step 1

Put cherries in a small saucepan. Add 1/4 cup water and bring to a boil over high heat. Lower heat to medium and cook, stirring, until cherries have released their juice and pulp has softened.

Step 2

Transfer cherry mixture to a blender and pulse 3 or 4 times to purée fruit pieces. Pour through a strainer into a medium heatproof bowl, using the back of a ladle to push any juice and purée through. Discard solids. Add sugar to hot liquid and stir until sugar has dissolved completely. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.

Step 3

Add milk, kirsch, and lemon juice and stir to combine. Pour into an ice cream maker and churn according to manufacturer's directions. Transfer to an airtight, freezer-safe container and freeze at least 4 hours.

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/2-cup serving.

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