Vanilla Frozen Yogurt with Brandied Cherries and Dark Chocolate
Vanilla frozen yogurt is elevated beyond the ordinary with a topping of cherries soaked in Armagnac (a smooth, full-flavored brandy from southern France) and chocolate shavings.
- Servings: 6
Photography: DANA GALLAGHER
Source: Martha Stewart Living, January 2008
- 20 ounces frozen sweet cherries, partially thawed
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup Armagnac or other high-quality brandy
- Vanilla Frozen Yogurt
- Dark or semisweet chocolate shavings, for garnish
Bring cherries, lemon juice, sugar, and salt to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in Armagnac. Return to heat, and simmer 1 minute more. Let cool completely.
Scoop frozen yogurt into bowls, and spoon cherries and sauce over the top. Garnish with chocolate shavings.