Aromatic Roasted Cherries

Delicious - fresh - sweet - tasty - one of my favourite desserts!

Ingredients:

400g fresh cherries, stalks left on

1 lemongrass stalk halved lengthways

2 tablespoons caster sugar

3 star anise

Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 220C
  2. Using a large pan, heat the lemon grass, star anise and sugar along with with 100ml water, stirring continuously until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Now add the cherries, stir to coat them in the syrup and remove from heat
  4. Tip the cherries onto a baking sheet, making sure they sit in a single layer. Roast for 15 minutes until tender and juicy.

Serve warm – but not hot! with natural yogurt.