Cherries Jubilee is the ultimate dessert for cherry lovers.
A thick and creamy cherry dessert that you can top cake, ice cream, bread, and more.
Just a few simple ingredients are all you need to make this rich and delicious cherries jubilee.
Canned cherries and dried cherries join forces for this slow cooker dessert.
I love getting this start mid-afternoon for a dessert to serve up the family after dinner. It is always a huge hit.
Many serve up this cherry dessert around the holidays. It is an easy potluck dessert as well.
Just toss it in, let it cook, and plugin for a warm and decadent dessert to pair with cake, crepes, or even ice cream.
Does This Recipe Use Alcohol
Some jubilee recipes feature a cherry that is soaked in alcohol.
I wanted to create a recipe that gives you just as much flavor but without the alcohol-soaked cherries.
GATHER THESE INGREDIENTS NEEDED TO MAKE THIS SLOWCOOKER CHERRIES JUBILEE
- Sweet Cherries
- Dried Cherries
- Orange Juice
- Almond Extract
Then scroll down for full Cherries Jubilee Recipe Measurements and instructions on creating this recipe – including a full recipe card that you can print for free that helps you shop and create easily in your kitchen!
How to Make Cherries Jubilee Recipe
To make this recipe, you will want to get your canned cherries and pour into the slow cooker.
Add in your dried cherries, sugar, orange juice, and then extract.
Give a good stir and then cook on low for 4 hours.
When you hit the 4-hour mark take the lid off and make your cornstarch slurry.
Pour into the slow cooker and turn to high for 30 minutes.
This will help to thicken your cherry dish.
Once done, serve up over pound cake, crepes, ice cream, or any other dessert.
The full recipe and printable card are below in the post.
How To Store
You can store your cherry leftovers in the fridge for a few days.
It will thicken a bit as it gets colder in the fridge.
You can eat it chilled straight from the fridge, or warm it up.
Toss in the microwave for a quick reheat or if you do the stovetop make sure that you do low and slow on heat or it will burn.
In terms of freezing, you are more than welcome to freeze your leftovers.
Place in a container or even a freezer bag.
Just make sure if you do a bag you get as much air out as you can.
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Can I Make This Dessert On The Stove
If you want to speed the process up and make this on the stovetop go right ahead.
Grab a pot and add in all ingredients but the cornstarch slurry.
Cook over medium-low heat stirring often.
You need to stir often or this will burn.
Once all the mixture is nice and mixed and sugar is fully dissolved you can then add in your cornstarch slurry to thicken it up.
Once it is thick, you are ready to serve.
Slowcooker Cherries Jubilee
- 2 15 ounce cans pitted sweet cherries in heavy syrup
- ½ cup dried cherries
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ¼ cup orange juice
- ¼ teaspoon almond extract
- 4 tablespoons cornstarch
- 6 tablespoons water
- Place canned cherries, dried cherries, sugar, orange juice, and almond extract in the
- slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on low for 4 hours.
- Stir together the cornstarch and water. Pour into the slow cooker, switch the slow cooker
- to high, and continue cooking for 30 minutes or until thickened.
- Serve over ice cream, pound cake, or with whipped cream.
Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.