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    Roasted cherries with maple syrup and rosemary

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten Free
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 40 minutes
    • Total time: 50 minutes

    Serves: 4


    400g cherries, halved
    3 tbsp maple syrup 
    4 rosemary sprigs, bruised
    1 tbsp lemon juice


    1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4. Combine the cherries with the maple syrup and rosemary sprigs on a baking tray. Scatter with a tiny pinch of salt and roast for 30-40 minutes, until the cherries begin to wrinkle and give up some of their juice. Immediately stir in the lemon juice.

    2. Remove the rosemary sprigs and serve the cherries as a warm topping for mascarpone or ricotta, on ice cream or on fresh goats’ cheese bruschetta with a grind of black pepper. 

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Food, July 2018 issue. Download the Waitrose Food app for the full issue


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