Cherry Vanilla Compote
Recipe type: Dessert
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  • 2 cups of pitted cherries chopped in half
  • ⅛th cup of sugar
  • 1tbsp of water
  • 1 tbsp of cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp of vanilla extract (you can also use almond extract but drop it down to ⅛tsp)
  1. combine cherries, water, sugar, cornstarch (sift cornstarch in if you can - I use a tea strainer!) and heat in a small saucepan over med heat.
  2. heat to a boil
  3. cook at a boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly (make sure the cornstarch is not lumpy - that's why I use the tea strainer!)
  4. remove from heat and add in vanilla.
  5. stir well
  6. serve cool or warm
Recipe by Eyes Bigger Than My Stomach at