Classic Cherries Jubilee Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1/2 cup white sugar
<br>- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
<br>- 1/4 cup cold water
<br>- 1/4 cup orange juice
<br>- 1 pound Bing or other dark, sweet cherries, rinsed and pitted (or use frozen pitted cherries)
<br>- 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
<br>- 1/4 teaspoon cherry extract
<br>- 1/4 cup brandy
<br>- 3 cups vanilla bean ice cream
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Whisk together the sugar and cornstarch in a wide saucepan. Stir in the water and orange juice; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking until thickened. Stir in the cherries and orange zest, return to a boil, then reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. While the cherries are cooking, spoon the ice cream into serving bowls.
<br>step 2: Remove the cherries from the heat, and stir in the cherry extract. Pour in the brandy, and ignite with a long lighter. Gently shake the pan until the blue flame has extinguished itself. Spoon the cherries over the bowls of ice cream.
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Ingredients
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1 pound Bing or other dark, sweet cherries, rinsed and pitted (or use frozen pitted cherries)
- 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
- 1/4 teaspoon cherry extract
- 1/4 cup brandy
- 3 cups vanilla bean ice cream

Directions
step 1: Whisk together the sugar and cornstarch in a wide saucepan. Stir in the water and orange juice; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking until thickened. Stir in the cherries and orange zest, return to a boil, then reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. While the cherries are cooking, spoon the ice cream into serving bowls.
step 2: Remove the cherries from the heat, and stir in the cherry extract. Pour in the brandy, and ignite with a long lighter. Gently shake the pan until the blue flame has extinguished itself. Spoon the cherries over the bowls of ice cream.

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