The Very Cherry Smoothie

Handful of Cherries Tablespoon of Honey 200g Probiotic Yoghurt 1/2 Lemon   Firstly destone the cherries and blend. Add the probiotic yoghurt and honey to cherries, mix together. Squeeze half a lemon and thoroughly mix again. Pour into an iced glass for serving.   With thanks to ‘Izzies’ Quality Home Cooking and Professional Cordon Bleu

Cherry Cheesecake

Cherry Cheesecake

550g Cherries 125g Caster Sugar 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice 200g Ginger Biscuits 90g Butter 500g Softened Cream Cheese 125g Honey 2 tablespoons Vanilla Extract 1 lemon zest 4 eggs 200ml Whipping Cream Put 100ml of water in a saucepan with the cherries, sugar and lemon juice. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to […]

Cherry Compote

2lb 4ozs (1 kg) Stoned Weight of Cherries 1lb 2ozs (500g) Jam Sugar (with pectin) 150ml Water Juice 1/2 Lemon 4 tsp Brandy   Put cherries into a wide deep frying pan, add 150ml water, bring to the boil and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally until fruit starts to soften. Tip in sugar and […]

Chocolate and cherry terrine (V)

By Antony Worrall Thompson From Saturday Kitchen Overnight preparation time Less than 10 mins cooking time Serves 8-10 Ingredients 330g/11½oz cherries, stemmed and stoned 175g/6¼oz dark chocolate, broken into pieces 85g/3oz unsalted butter 40g/1½oz caster sugar 3 eggs, separated 30ml/1¼fl oz brandy 20g/¾oz cocoa powder 300ml/10½fl oz double cream Preparation method Roughly chop the cherries. […]

Cherry chocolate pavlova (V)

Cherry chocolate pavlova (V)

Chocolate and cherry go together perfectly in this delicious pavlova recipe. By Simon Rimmer From Something for the Weekend Less than 30 mins preparation time 30 mins to 1 hour cooking time Serves 4-6 Ingredients For the meringue 3 free-range egg whites 175g/6oz caster sugar 25g/1oz dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids), grated 2 tsp […]

Black cherry Easter egg (V)

By Andy Pearson From Something for the Weekend Less than 30 mins preparation time No cooking required Serves 1 Ingredients 35ml/1½fl oz Effen black cherry and vanilla flavoured vodka 2 tsp raspberry liqueur 2 tsp dark chocolate liqueur 1 tsp ready-made raspberry purée 25g/1oz dark chocolate, melted fresh black cherry, dusted with icing sugar, to […]

Chocolate cherries

Chocolate cherries

By: Matthew Fort From: Market Kitchen Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 10 min Serves: 4-6 There’s no better match than the tart sweetness of cherries with the richness of dark chocolate, so try this recipe from Matthew Fort Ingredients 115 g dark chocolate 4 tbsp water 6 tbsp double cream 85 g sugar 500 […]

Black Forest Cheesecake

Black Forest Cheesecake

Prep time: 40 min, plus 2-3 hrs setting time Cook time: 2 min Serves: 8 A crunchy biscuit base plus a cherry filling equals a divine dessert in this delightfully easy recipe from Sophie Grigson Ingredients For the biscuit base 220 g chocolate digestive biscuits 110 g unsalted butter, melted 1 tsp cinnamon For the […]

Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis

500g Cherries 60g Plain Flour 90g Caster Sugar 2 Eggs 200ml Milk 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 20g Butter Icing Sugar for dusting   Preheat oven to 210C (Gas Mark 6). Lightly grease the baking dish. Spread the cherries evenly over the base of the baking dish. Place flour and caster sugar in a mixing bowl […]