Fresh Cherry Recipes
With over 1,000 varieties of cherries, it’s easy to see why the demand for fresh cherry recipes, including cherry pie recipes, cherry cobbler recipes, and cherries jubilee recipes, is so high and why so many enjoy sharing their recipes.
Fresh cherry recipes, as well as recipes for cooking with cherries in any form, are in abundant supply both in printed form and online.
Cherry pie recipes are in highest demand during the cherry growing season; from June to the end of August in the United States.
With a seemingly endless supply of fresh cherry recipes, including, fresh cherry pie recipes, cherry cobbler recipes, and cherries jubilee recipes, there is no reason not to enjoy the great taste and multiple health benefits of cherries.
Here are some great cherry recipes to get you started, but be sure to check out these fresh cherry recipes as well:
Fresh Cherry Pie
- 1 (9-inch) prepared vanilla wafer crust
- 1 (.25-ounce) package unflavored gelatin
- 2 tablespoons cold water
- 4 cups fresh pitted cherries
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 4 teaspoons lemon juice
- 3 drops red food coloring
1. In a small bowl, soften gelatin in cold water. Set aside.
2. In a medium saucepan, mash half the cherries with the sugar. Stir in cornstarch, lemon juice, and food coloring. Cook over medium heat, stirring until thick and transparent. Remove from heat. Add gelatin and stir briskly.
3. Slice remaining cherries into the crust, and pour gelatin mixture over cherries. Chill at least 4 hours before serving.
- 3 cups (1 pound) fresh sweet red cherries
- 1/3 cup kirsch Brandy
- 2 tablespoons cherry cordial
- ¾ cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons strained fresh lemon juice
- ½ cup brandy
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
1. Place cherries in a medium bowl.
2. Sprinkle with kirsch.
3. Cover and let stand for at least 30 minutes, preferably 3 hours or more, stirring occasionally.
4. In a chafing dish or heavy skillet, set over medium-high heat, combine the cherries, sugar, and lemon juice.
5. Boil until the juices are red and syrupy, about 5 minutes.
6. Add ½ cup of brandy.
7. Standing back, ignite with a long match. Let the flames die off, then continue to boil until a thick, syrupy sauce results.
8. If using the sauce with a warm or room-temperature dessert, stir the butter in until incorporated.
9. Boil until re-thickened. Turn off the heat.
10. Stir in the cherry cordial.
11. Serve at once, or let cool then cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. If making the sauce ahead, reheat and add the cherry cordial just before serving.
Fresh Cherry Cobbler
- 1 and ¼ cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 4 cups pitted fresh tart cherries
- ¼ teaspoon almond extract
- 1 cup flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 and ½ teaspoons baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons shortening
- ½ cup milk
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Blend 1 and ¼ cup sugar, cornstarch, cherries, and almond extract in a medium saucepan.
3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
4. Continue to boil and stir for 1 minute.
5. Pour fruit mixture into an ungreased 2-quart casserole. Place in oven while preparing dough.
6. Measure flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, baking powder, and salt into a mixing bowl.
7. Add shortening and milk.
8. Cut shortening in several times then stir until dough forms a ball.
9. Drop dough in about 6 spoonfuls onto hot fruit.
10. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until topping is golden brown.
11. Serve warm with cream, if desired, or cool slightly and serve with vanilla ice cream.
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- Antioxidants in Tart Cherries
- Cherry General Information
- Health Benefits of Cherries
- Types of Cherries