Warm cherry & brown sugar compote

Warm cherry & brown sugar compote

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(1 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4

Boozy kirsch-soaked cherries, combined with vanilla ice cream and amaretti biscuits make a dessert as simple as it is delicious 

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal225
  • fat5g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs42g
  • sugars25g
  • fibre0g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.4g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 390g jar cherries in kirsch



    One of the delights of the summer, cherries are much loved for their succulent texture, flavour…

  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 4 big scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 50g amaretti biscuits


  1. Tip the cherries and sugar into a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over a medium heat, stirring, and allow to bubble for 10 mins. Leave to cool slightly.

  2. Scoop the ice cream into four bowls and pour over the warm compote. Crumble over the amaretti and serve.

You may also like

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
Be the first to comment...We'd love to hear how you got on with this recipe. Did you like it? Would you recommend others give it a try?
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.
Want to receive regular food and recipe web notifications from us?