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Vanilla ice cream with cherries and port
Vanilla ice cream with cherries and port

Vanilla ice cream with cherries and port

Preparation 5 min
Cooking time 30 min
Servings 4


  • 1 398 ml (14 oz) can Bing cherries
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) port
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) maple syrup
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 750 ml (3 cups) ice cream


  1. In a saucepan, combine the juice from the can of cherries with the port and maple syrup.
  2. Add the cinnamon stick and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes, or until consistency is syrupy.
  3. Remove the cinnamon stick and add the cherries.
  4. Simmer for another three minutes.
  5. Leave to cool for a few minutes.
  6. Divide the ice cream among four bowls.
  7. Pour the cherry mixture over the ice cream.
  8. Serve immediately, accompanied by fine biscuits.


To make a flambéed version, flambé the cherries before adding them to the syrup:

  • put them in a skillet sprinkle with 45 ml (3 tbsp) of your favourite spirit (cognac, kirsch, fruit brandy, fruit liqueur)
  • heat slightly and flambé for 30 seconds.
  • add the cherries to the syrup and continue with the recipe.
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