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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.
Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Servings: 
8

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