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Stewed Cherries

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Ingredients
  Sour red cherries 1 Quart
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Adjust According To Tartness Of Cherries)
  Cream 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Wash, stem and pit cherries over a saucepan to catch juice; there will be about 2 1/2 cups pitted fruit.
Drop directly into saucepan, add water, cover, and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes.
Stir in the sugar and continue heating for a minute or two until sugar is entirely dissolved.
Stir in a few drops of almond extract, if desired.
Serve warm or cold with plain or whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Cherry

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