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Cherry Brandy Sauce
From: Smilyn

Found this in a stack of Danish recipes. Serve cold on puddings, fruit cakes, pound or other cakes.

SERVES 1

  • 1 lb sour cherry
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons brandy

Wash and pit cherries.

Cook in water to cover with cinnamon stick 1 hour.

Discard cinnamon stick.

Put cherries through a sieve and bring the juice to the boiling point.

Soften the cornstarch with a little cold water, mix with the sugar and stir into the juice.

Cook 10 to 12 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and stir in brandy.

Serve cold on puddings, fruit cakes, pound or other cakes.