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Cherry in Red Wine Syrup

Cherry in Red Wine Syrup

You can never have enough of cherry. Agree? You have used all your cherries for baking and you are bored of it. What next? Cherry in Red wine Syrup is a great quick dessert that comes for your help. Some like cherries fresh and some like it poached. However, I would suggest you to have cherries whenever you get an opportunity for the beauty she is!

Last week I made Coconut Cherry Cake! You can check the recipe here. I basically buy lot of cherries for baking purpose. But, I cannot make complete use of it. We were also slightly bored of having raw cherries all the time. Me and my family always crave for new recipes. So, I started hunting for cherry recipes. Only then I found this incredible, elegant way of making use of my beloved cherries. Cherry in Red wine Syrup was my solution!

Have you ever seen cherry and wondered how gorgeous the color is? But, I bet you didn’t know that deep red color is helpful to you. Guess how? Cherries are good for the health of your heart, helps in reducing belly fat and cholesterol. Isn’t it awesome? We totally love eating cherries and now we got a reason for it! So, go try this Cherry in Red Wine syrup recipe all by yourself.

Did you think for a moment ‘This is pretty easy. I can do this Cherry in red wine syrup recipe’? Well, it is actually that easy. Once you prepare this, bottle up in the small pretty jars. What else could be a better gift than these small jars for foodies? You did not think of this as one of the gift ideas. Did you? It’s a great help for people like me who want to keep munching one or the other thing as I have a sweet tooth. It can also be used as jam for bread. There you go! You just got a breakfast idea too. I can keep talking about cherry. But, let us cut it short till here. See you again with amazing recipes! Until then keep munching cherries.

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Cherry in Red Wine Syrup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
 

Cherry in Red wine syrup is a famous recipe all over. If you are looking for a quick fruit dessert or a dessert that you can store for a long time, here is your fix. Enjoy this delicious cherry recipe.

Course: Side Dish
Ingredients
  • 1/2 kg Fresh Cherries stemmed and pitted
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 + 1/4 cup Red Wine
  • 2 tsp Corn Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli flakes optional
Method
  1. In a heavy bottom sauce pan, place the cherries and sugar.

  2. In a small bowl, mix 1 tbsp Red wine with the corn flour until no lumps.

  3. Add rest of the wine to the saucepan.

  4. Bring it to boil and let it simmer until the cherries are soft.

  5. Just before removing from heat add in the corn mix and stir well.

  6. So that the syrup thickens a bit. Boil it for a minute and remove from heat.

  7. I made 2 flavors out of it - Vanilla and Chilli.

  8. For just Vanilla Flavor - Stir in the Vanilla Extract and let it cool.

  9. For Chilli Flavor - Add in the Chilli Flakes and simmer it for 2 more minutes.

  10. Once they come to room temperature, store it in clean glass jars.

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