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Canned Cherry Sauce

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Cherry sauce is a fruity dessert sauce made with cherries and cornstarch along with the cherry juice and sugar. The cherry sauce is a cooked sauce, that can be colored with food coloring or just served plain. Cherry sauce goes best with fruit cakes or cottage pudding.
  Canned pitted tart red cherries 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Red food coloring 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Drain cherries, reserving juice.
Combine 3/4 cup of the cherry juice and the sugar; heat to boiling.
Add cherries; cook 10 minutes.
Mix cornstarch with remaining cold cherry juice; add to hot mixture.
Cook, stirring constantly, till thick and clear.
If desired, add few drops red food coloring.
Serve warm with cake or cottage pudding.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 86 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.08 g0.12%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g0.09%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5.5 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.85 g3.4%

Sugars 18.2 g

Protein 0.58 g1.2%

Vitamin A 11.3% Vitamin C 2.6%

Calcium 0.8% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Canned Cherry Sauce Recipe