Reach for cans: In a large skillet, heat canned tart cherries and cherry pie filling with frozen apple juice concentrate and some brandy. Add a bit more brandy (for a really good show, dim the lights on the way to the table) and ignite with a long wooden match. Voila -- Easy Cherries Jubilee.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring pie filling, cherries and concentrate to simmer in a 12-inch skillet. Add 1/2 cup of the brandy; simmer to blend and concentrate flavors, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

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  • Stir in almond extract; pour in remaining brandy. Carefully ignite to burn off alcohol.

  • In each of eight bowls, put 1/2 cup scoop of ice cream; spoon sauce over ice cream. Serve.

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Nutrition Facts

382 calories; protein 3.1g 6% DV; carbohydrates 60.6g 20% DV; fat 7.5g 12% DV; cholesterol 29mg 10% DV; sodium 78.8mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
12/21/2006
Very quick and easy but was a bit runny. Next time I will add a little cornstartch to thicken it up. Read More
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