1. Sweet Cherry Jubilee Flambe
Sweet Cherry Jubilee Flambe

Sweet Cherry Jubilee Flambe

Harry & David | Dessert, Cherries, Seasonal |American

Desserts for a crowd don't often wow like this one does. This Sweet Cherry Jubilee Flambe with Harry & David cherries is a sensational treat everyone will enjoy!

Make a good impression with guests at your next gathering with this delicious cherry recipe. Cooking down expertly grown cherries into a fiery, tasty sauce makes this dessert much more than just an ice cream topping. Once this sizzling sauce is poured over cold ice cream, it creates a sensational effect that's perfect for entertaining. This summer, step up your dessert game with a recipe that's both delicious and a show-stopper!

Sweet Cherry Jubilee Flambe

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 cups dark sweet cherries
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. currant jelly
  • 1 slice lemon
  • 2 Tbsp. brandy
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream


  1. Blend cherry juice with cornstarch in a chafing dish or shallow pan.
  2. Add jelly and lemon.
  3. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce is thickened.
  4. Add cherries and heat thoroughly. (If you used a pan, pour into a heated serving dish.)
  5. Heat the brandy but do not boil.
  6. Pour over the hot cherries and carefully light with a match.
  7. Let flame burn down and immediately pour sauce over ice cream.
Makes: 1 flambe
Serves: 2-3 servings