Cherry Desert Meeresburg

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Title: Cherry Desert Meeresburg
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Desserts, German

Ingredients:

1 lb Cherries, Tart, Fresh
3 tb Kirsch
6 tb Sugar
2 tb Water
12 Ladyfingers
8 oz Cream Cheese *
1/2 ts Vaillla Extract
2 oz Almonds, Ground **
1 c Cream, Heavy


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Pistachio Nuts, Chopped

* Soften Cream Cheese to room temperature. ** Grind Almonds in the blender,
if ground almonds are not available.
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Wash and drain cherries. Remove stones and reserve 8 whole cherries for
garnish. Place cherries in a bowl; add kirsch. In a small pan boil 3 T
sugar and the water for a minute to make a thin sugar syrup. Add syrup to
cherries; stir to blend. Cover and let soak for 20 minutes. Cut the
ladyfingers in half, divide into 4 portions, and place in individual glass
dishes. Arrange cherries on top. Thoroughly blend cream cheese, 3 T sugar,
vanilla extract, and ground almonds. Whip the cream and carefully fold it
into the cream-cheese mixture. Spoon over the cherries.

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