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Super Duper Easy Cherry Compote

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“Not as bad for you as you might think. Also quick because you're using frozen cherries! Please get the ones frozen WITHOUT sugar. The whole point of this is controlling how much sugar we feed our families. Plus it's tasty. Serve cold with your favorite meat or pastry or puddings, or serve piping hot over ice cream or fresh cake.”
READY IN:
21mins
SERVES:
5
YIELD:
5 portions
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs frozen cherries (sweet or sour, just make sure they're WITHOUT added sugar)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon rum extract
  • 1 pinch salt

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients into pot and turn heat on high, bringing to a boil.
  2. lower heat and cook for 20 minutes or until sauce is reduced, and nice and thick. and cherries are soft. Please be sure to stir occasionally.
  3. Chill for several hours and serve ice cold, or serve warm. both are delicious.

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