Put down the canned stuff. This thick, delicious Cherry Topping, enhanced with just a smidge of cinnamon, is way better. (Psst—try it over cheesecake!)
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 can (16 oz.) pitted tart cherries, undrained
1/2 cup sugar
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
dash of salt
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Let's Make It
Drain liquid from cherries, reserving 1/2 cup of the liquid. Pour liquid into small saucepan.
Add sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Cook on medium heat until clear and thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in cherries; cool.
Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
Substitute almond extract for the cinnamon.
Spoon over cheesecake slices, scoops of vanilla ice cream or pound cake slices.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 14g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.