Warm cherry & brown sugar compote

Boozy kirsch-soaked cherries, combined with vanilla ice cream and amaretti biscuits make a dessert as simple as it is delicious 

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 225
  • fat 5g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 42g
  • sugars 25g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 2g
  • salt 0.4g


  • 390g jar cherries in kirsch
  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 4 big scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 50g amaretti biscuits


  1. Tip the cherries and sugar into a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over a medium heat, stirring, and allow to bubble for 10 mins. Leave to cool slightly.

  2. Scoop the ice cream into four bowls and pour over the warm compote. Crumble over the amaretti and serve.

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