Cherry slush recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 05 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 215 kCal 11%
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    Ingredients

    • 125g caster sugar
    • 375g pitted cherries
    • 4-5tbsp Cointreau, cherry brandy or your favourite liqueur.
    • Almond biscuits

    Method

    • 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.

    Top tip for making Cherry slush

    Oxo Good Grips sells a brilliant cherry pitter,£10, to make preparing them effortless - you can use it to pit olives, too.

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