clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Brandied Cherry Sauce


Luscious, Bing cherries are cooked down with a splash of Brandy. This cherry sauce is perfect for a multitude of desserts or your favorite sweet, breakfast dish.


  • 2 cups Bing cherries, pitted and halved
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp Brandy
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  1. Cook cherries: Combine cherries through salt in a small sauce pan. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until cherries are softened.
  2. Add cornstarch & lemon: Dissolve cornstarch in 1 teaspoon of water. Stir into sauce and return heat to a boil. Cook about 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in lemon juice.
  3. Serve: Serve with French toast, waffles, pancakes, ice cream or your dessert of choice.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Cook
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 93
  • Sugar: 19g
  • Sodium: 39mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Protein: 1g

Keywords: cherry, sauce, brandy