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          Meersburger Kirschen-Dessert (Cherry Desert Meeresburg)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : German                           Fruits
                 Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       Lb           Cherries -- Tart, Fresh
    3       T            Kirsch
    6       T            Sugar
    2       T            Water
   12       Ea           Ladyfingers
    8       Oz           Cream Cheese
      1/2   T            Vaillla Extract
    2       Oz           Almonds -- Ground **
    1       C            Heavy Cream
                         -----GARNISH-----
    1       X            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.  Garnish
   with the chopped pistachio nuts and whole cherries.
  
 
 
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