Recipes Ouzo poached cherries with waffles

Recipes Ouzo poached cherries with waffles

Recipes Ouzo poached cherries with waffles

Recipes Ouzo poached cherries with waffles Joy the tastebuds with this “strictly intended for adults” dessert. Ouzo poached cherries with waffles

Ingredients

  • 100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) water
  • 300g freezing cherries, thawed on paper towel
  • 1 sprig new mint
  • 2 tablespoons ouzo
  • 2 times 180g pkts round waffles
  • Vanilla ice-cream, to function

Method

  • Step 1 Place the sugar and water in a medium saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 3-4 moments or until sugar dissolves. Increase warmth to high and bring to the boil. Add the cherries, mint and ouzo. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5-6 moments or until syrup thickens slightly. Remove mint sprig and discard.
  • Step 2

    Warm the waffles in a toaster. Divide the waffles among helping plates and top with ice-cream. Spoon over the cherries and serve immediately.