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Cherries In Red Wine

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Ingredients
  Sugar 100 Gram
  Powdered cinnamon 1 Pinch
  Orange peel strip 1 (Thin)
  Redcurrant jelly 1 Tablespoon
  Robust red wine 150 Milliliter (1 1/2 Deciliter)
  Ripe cherries 450 Gram (Large Sized Ones, Preferably Morello)
Directions

In Italy the wine traditionally used for this recipe is Barolo, a wine as big and full bodied as its name.
A robust Burgundy could be used instead.
Put the sugar, cinnamon, orange peel, jelly and wine in a saucepan and heat gently until sugar has dissolved, then boil for 1 minute.
Add the cherries (stoned if you have time), and simmer for 10 minutes or until cooked.
Transfer cherries to a serving dish, reduce the syrup by rapid boiling for several minutes, then strain over the cherries.
Served chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 200 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.24 g0.36%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g0.22%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2.8 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%

Sugars 42.2 g

Protein 1 g2.6%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 24.5%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 3.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cherries In Red Wine Recipe