Cherries Jubilee

Cherries Jubilee
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This easy but elegant holiday dessert works well for entertaining and is sure to impress your guests.
10 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
1 1/3 cups

Ingredients

1/4 cup
*Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter, cut into chunks
1/3 cup
sugar
1 (15-ounce) can
dark sweet cherries, drained, reserve 1/4 cup juice
1 4-inch
cinnamon stick, broken in half
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla
1/4 teaspoon
freshly grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon
cherry liqueur**
2 tablespoons
brandy***
 
Vanilla 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.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Add reserved cherry juice and cinnamon stick pieces. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 1-2 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half.
  3. 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.)
  4. Place ice cream into individual bowls. For each serving, spoon generous 2 tablespoons of cherries and sauce over ice cream.

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Nutrition Facts (2 tablespoons without ice cream)

Calories
120
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
17g
Protein
0g
Fat
4.5g
Sodium
0mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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