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Catholic Recipe: Cherries Jubilee II

    INGREDIENTS

  • Bing cherries (jarred pint, or fresh)
  • corn starch
  • Kirsch liqueur
  • ice cream
  • chafing dish or double boiler
  • matches
  • vanilla ice cream
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: N/A
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: All
  • Origin:

Flaming desserts make a dramatic nameday treat for children and adults! For a nameday feast whose saint has fire as a symbol, this is a classic, but impressive dessert.

DIRECTIONS

Pour the juice from a pint jar of pitted Bing cherries into the top pan of a chafing dish or double boiler. Bring the juice to a boil. Thicken it with teaspoon of corn starch dissolved in a tablespoon of cold water. Then add the cherries. Stir them in the sauce until they are heated through. Pour over the cherries 2 ounces of kirsch and blaze. Serve the flaming cherries over 1 pint vanilla ice cream.

Recipe Source: My Nameday — Come for Dessert by Helen McLoughlin, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 1962
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