Recipe: Dark Chocolate Balsamic Cherries Jubilee


  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 lb Bing cherries, pitted
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1/4 cup cherry brandy
  • 1 pint vanilla bean ice cream.


  1. ​Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir in sugar and cook, stirring frequently until dissolved, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the balsamic and cook until syrup thickens slightly, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the cherries and cook until they are tender, 2 to 3 minutes longer.
  5. Mix the cornstarch and water together in a small cup until well blended.
  6. Stir the cornstarch mixture into the cherry mixture and cook until the sauce thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon, 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the brandy.
  8. Divide the ice cream between four shallow bowls.
  9. Spoon the cherry mixture over the ice cream and serve.

Recipe Credit: Mango Dragonfly