Notes about the recipe: The natural sweetness of the wine is enough for this light dish. And it's good to make at a time of year when fresh fruit isn't available.
Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand
Show: Sweet Dreams
Episode: Naturally Sweet
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Total:
26 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
1 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

In a saucepan, place the Port, cinnamon and vanilla bean, and simmer to reduce to 1 cup. Add the cherries and heat through. Mix the cornstarch with 3 tablespoons juice drained from the cherries then stir it gently into the Port and cherries and cook gently until thickened.

Place 1/3 cup ricotta into each of 6 dessert bowls, then top it with the hot Port and cherry sauce.

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