Packed with red, sour cherries, this classic dessert sauce is typically flambéed tableside both for presentation and to ensure the sauce is piping hot when poured over vanilla ice cream.
Enlarge Image Credit: Maxime IattoniSERVES 4–6
INGREDIENTS1 lb. fresh or thawed, frozen sour cherries, pitted
½ cup sugar
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
½ vanilla bean, seeds scraped and reserved
¼ cup kirsch or brandy
Vanilla ice cream, for serving