Sweet Ginger Cherry Sauce


June 10, 2015

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A sophisticated after-dinner treat, this sauce recipe is deliciously decadent and an excellent cabernet sauvignon pairing.

  • Cook: 10 mins
  • 10 mins

    10 mins

  • Serves: 8


1 lb frozen Sweet Cherries, thawed

1/3 cup Sugar

1/4 cup Kirsch (cherry brandy)

2 tablespoons Minced Crystallized Ginger

2 medium slices (1/4 inch thick) Lemon Slices, seeded

1 tablespoon Cornstarch, dissolved in 1 tblsp Water


Combine the cherries, sugar, kirsch, ginger and lemon in a medium saucepan.

Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until slightly thickened; remove lemon slices.

Stir in the cornstarch; cook and stir until thick. Serve with ice cream, pound cake and cheesecake or use as a filling for fruit tarts.

Note: Pair with Mirassou Winery's California Cabernet Sauvignon.


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