- 125g caster sugar
- 375g pitted cherries
- 4-5tbsp Cointreau, cherry brandy or your favourite liqueur.
- Almond biscuits
Oxo Good Grips sells a brilliant cherry pitter,£10, to make preparing them effortless - you can use it to pit olives, too.
- In a pan, gently heat 125g caster sugar in 175ml water until dissolved. Add 375g pitted cherries and heat through. Cool, then add 4-5tbsp Cointreau, cherry brandy or your favourite liqueur. Transfer to a blender and whizz until smooth. Pour into a large plastic container and freeze overnight.
- To serve, crush with a fork then leave in the fridge for about 30 mins to soften a little, before spooning into 4 glasses. Serve with almond biscuits.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 215(kcal)
- Fat 0.0g
- Saturates 0.0g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.