Cherry Sauce for Pancakes - 9/17/04

Cherry Sauce for Pancakes
This weekend, delight your kids with pancakes and this easy cherry sauce. It’s also delicious over ice cream.

1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbs cornstarch
1/4 cup water
2 cups frozen unsweetened tart cherries, thawed
1/2 tsp almond extract
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, optional

  1. Combine sugar and cornstarch; mix well. Put water in a medium saucepan; stir in sugar mixture. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.

  2. Continue to cook, stirring, until thick and clear. Reduce heat. Stir in cherries, almond extract and cinnamon. Heat until cherries are hot. Serve over pancakes, French toast, waffles or ice cream.

Servings: 4
Yield: 1 1/2 cups

Source: Cherry Marketing Institute