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Cherry Compote

Ingredients
  Ripe cherries 2 Pound
  Sugar 6 Ounce
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Lemon rind strip 1
  Red wine 1⁄4 Pint
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Start by removing the stalks and stones from the cherries, take the cherries and wash and dry them thoroughly

MAKING
2. In a saucepan, place the cherries with sugar, stir properly and also macerate 2 hours
3. In the same saucepan, now add the cinnamon stick, lemon rind and wine,boil it, and simmer for about 15 minutes, till cherries turn tender
4. Take the pan off from the heat and let the mixture in it cool down, throw away the cinnamon stick and lemon rind
5. In individual dishes, spoon the fruit and liquor into it and chill it for 2 hours

SERVING
6. Spoon the compote in dessert bowls, dollop with plain yogurt or vanilla bean ice cream and serve immediately

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Servings: 
10

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