*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                                CHERRY SAUCE
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces                           Fruits
                 Appetizers                       Microwave
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   17       oz           Dark sweet cherries, undr-
                         Ained (pitted or unpitted)
    1       T            Cornstarch
    1 1/2   t            Lemon juice
    1       t            Grated lemon peel
   1. Drain cherry juice into a deep, 1-quart, heat-resistant, non- metallic
   casserole. Set cherries aside. Blend cornstarch into cherry juice until
   smooth. 2. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 4 minutes or until thickened
   and clear. Stir occasionally. 3. Add cherries, lemon juice and lemon peel
   to thickened cherry juice. Stir to combine. 4. Heat, uncovered, in
   Microwave Oven 1 minute or until sauce bubbles and cherries are hot. 5.
   Spoon over ice-cream or cake. Makes 2 cups Variation: If desired, sauce may
   be made from canned blue- berries, strawberries, raspberries, pineapple or
   diced peaches. Cherries Jubilee: Heat 1/4 cup brandy in Microwave Oven in a
   heat-resistant, non-metallic long-handled dish or spoon 20 seconds Ignite
   brandy and pour over cherry sauce. Spoon over ice cream. Tip: If a
   heat-resistant, non-metallic spoon is not available brandy may be heated in
   any heat-resistant, non-metallic vessel and transferred to a long-handled
   ladle before igniting.
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