Cherries Jubilee

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook Time:

10 Minutes

Total Time:

20 Minutes


4 Servings

image of cherry jubilee in pudding


  • 1 pound pitted cherries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 strips lemon zest
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • ⅓ cup rum


Toss cherries, sugar, lemon zest and the juice of lemon in a skillet. Cover and cook until the sugar dissolves, 4 minutes; uncover and cook until juicy, 2 more minutes. Carefully add rum; ignite and let it burn until the flame dies out. Serve over ice cream or cheesecake. 

Recipe courtesy of Michael Pinkelman