Sour Cherry and Vodka Sauce

Clockwise from top: Dulce de Leche, Classic Creme Anglaise; Sour Cherry and Vodka Sauce Image by: Clockwise from top: Dulce de Leche, Classic Creme Anglaise; Sour Cherry and Vodka Sauce Author: Canadian Living

This fancy sauce is surprisingly easy to make. Serve warm over crepes with a bit of mascarpone or cold over ice cream.

  • Portion size 500 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2006

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups thawed or canned sour cherries in juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Method

Drain cherries, reserving juice. In saucepan, bring cherries, 1/4 cup (50 mL) cherry juice, sugar and lemon juice to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until reduced to 1-3/4 cups (425 mL), 12 to 15 minutes.

Stir in vodka and vanilla. Let cool slightly. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in decorative jar or airtight container for up to 5 days. Reheat before using, if desired.)

Nutritional facts Per 2 tbsp 25 mL : about

  • Sodium 1 mg
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 43.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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