How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee

Recipe and photo credit by-  Seasonal Berries

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee. Hello friends. So how are you today? Fancy Impressing your friends with this lovely fruity treat? Because this is a real show stopping party piece, don’t you think?

What is a Flaming Cherries Jubilee?

Yummy cherries that are simmered in a lemon and sugar syrup until soft. Then topped with Cointreau or brandy and lit on fire. Also best served with vanilla ice cream. So tasty. yummy!!

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee:

So are you in need a quick and easy dessert that will create a stir? Then this easy cherry compote fits the bill.

Also add a splash of Cointreau or brandy at the end, warm through then light with a long match. Stand well back and wait for the applause.

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee

How To Make A Flaming Cherries Jubilee:

Serves 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 13 minutes

You Will Need:

1 lemon, pare rind from lemon with a vegetable peeler and squeeze juice

200 ml (7 fl oz) water, plus little extra

75 g (3 oz) caster sugar

400 g (14 oz) British cherries, stalks and stones removed

4 tablespoons Cointreau or brandy

Scoops vanilla ice cream to serve

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee

Cointreau

Or

Brandy?

Method For How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee:

1.) Firstly, add the lemon rind, juice, water and sugar to a small frying pan and simmer gently for 5 minutes, stirring from time to time until the sugar has completely dissolved.

2.) Boil for 3 minutes until syrupy.

3.) Add the cherries and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes until they are softened and the juices have coloured the syrup.

4.) Lift out and discard the lemon rind.

5.) Add the liqueur or brandy and bring just to the boil, flame with a lit match (use extra long ones so you don’t burn fingers) making sure to stand well back then take to the table.

6.) Last but not least, when the flames subside spoon into dishes and serve with scoops of ice cream.

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee Tip:

So why not look out for a cherry stoner when you are next shopping. This handy gadget makes light work of pressing out the cherry stones.

It is about the size and price of a garlic press. But once you have one, You will wonder how you ever managed without it!

About this post- flaming desserts cherries jubilee. Recipe and photo credit by- Guest post courtesy of Seasonal Berries. What do you think of this recipe post? So do you fancy trying it?

Love all thing’s cherries? Why not also try this Walnut And Cherry Yule Log: Christmas Recipe?

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee

How To Make Flaming Cherries Jubilee

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14 Comments

  1. Elpiniki
    28th August 2012 / 8:34 am

    Looks really impressive!!!

  2. Kit @ i-lostinausten
    28th August 2012 / 9:51 am

    WOW! This is such a great idea! LOVE it! 🙂

  3. Winnie
    28th August 2012 / 8:36 pm

    Unique and very elegant dessert !:)

  4. Agnes BeaderBubbe
    25th November 2012 / 2:12 pm

    Love easy desserts…..now if I can get someone else to make them….I'll have it made…have a great day!

  5. passion fruit, paws and peonies
    16th July 2018 / 8:03 am

    What..?! I love cherries – how come I’ve never heard of these before!? Great one – I’ll give these a go xx Maria

  6. 16th July 2018 / 8:44 am

    Well that sounds easy enough! I love cherries, they are such a treat.

  7. 2nd October 2019 / 4:38 am

    YUM!! Thanks so much for linking up at the #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 5. Shared.

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