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Cherries Jubilee

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Ingredients
  Vanilla ice cream 7 1⁄2 Quart
  Currant jelly 12 Ounce
  Pitted bing cherries 2 Can (20 oz)
  Brandy 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Shape ice cream into balls; wrap.
Place in freezer for at least 2 hours.
Place in bowl just before serving.
Melt jelly in chafing dish over direct heat, stirring gently; add cherries.
Heat slowly, stirring constantly, until simmering; pour brandy into center of cherries.
Do not stir.
Heat until warmed; light with match.
Spoon flaming cherries over ice cream.
One-half cup lemon extract and 10 sugar cubes may be substituted for brandy.
Pour extract into cup; soak sugar cubes.
Place cubes on cherries in chafing dish; light with match.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
8

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