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%

Triple tested: Relax in the sunshine with this refreshingly fruity ice slush made with seasonal cherries. Brought to you by Essentials magazine

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.

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Top Tip

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