Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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This easy but elegant holiday dessert works well for entertaining and is sure to impress your guests.
Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat; add sugar. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, 2-2 1/2 minutes or until mixture just begins to brown around edges.
Add reserved cherry juice and cinnamon stick pieces. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 1-2 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half.
Add cherries, vanilla and lemon zest. Bring mixture to a boil; stir in cherry liqueur. Add brandy. Shake pan to ignite brandy; continue cooking until flames subside. (If using electric stove or preparing table side, ignite brandy in pan with a long match.)
Place ice cream into individual bowls. For each serving, spoon generous 2 tablespoons of cherries and sauce over ice cream.
*Substitute Land O Lakes® Salted Butter.
**Substitute 1 tablespoon cherry juice.
***Substitute 2 tablespoons apple juice. If using apple juice, cherries and sauce will not ignite.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
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