June 11, 2013, 7:54 am

Maple Cherry Sauce

This sauce is terrific with roasted or grilled meats or poultry.

1/3 cup cherry juice blend
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup frozen unsweetened tart cherries, thawed and well drained
3/4 cup maple-flavored syrup
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Put cherry juice blend and cornstarch in a small saucepan; mix well. Cook over medium heat until thickened. Add cherries, maple-flavored syrup, walnuts and orange peel; mix well. Cook, stirring frequently, over low heat until all ingredients are hot. Serve over roast turkey, pork or ham.

Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Note: 1 (16-ounce) can unsweetened tart cherries, well drained, can be substituted for frozen tart cherries.


Smeltzer Orchard Company, LLC

Call: 1-231-882-4421
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6032 Joyfield Road
Frankfort, Michigan 49635