variety of cherries in syrup for dessertsCherries in syrup for desserts are increasingly used by professionals in their creations. We are now in full cherry season, but once summer is over, seasonal cherries will give way to cherries in syrup in all kitchens and pastry shops, just like other fruits that we can enjoy out of season thanks to syrup.

variety of cherries in syrup for desserts

Cherries in syrup are one of the most used fruits for desserts throughout the year, which is why professionals rely on trusted suppliers that offer all the guarantees in terms of quality for their businesses.

Cherries in syrup for desserts: the best recipes

Cherries, apart from their dazzling appearance in the decoration of cakes, pastries or biscuits, also have a series of undeniable benefits for health, such as the protection of blood vessels, the improvement of intestinal motility and they are also diuretic.

Another very important property of cherries is their low amount of calories (10 cherries only have 24 calories and 5 grams of sugar), something that favors their inclusion in all kinds of desserts. In addition, it combines perfectly with ingredients that are widely used in pastries such as chocolate, vanilla or spirits such as coffee and cocktails.

There are numerous ways to use cherries in syrup for desserts. These are just a few suggestions:

Truffles with cherries in syrup and amaranth

  • Ingredients
    • Creamy cheese
    • Amaranth
    • Cherries in syrup
    • 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
    • Chopped pistachios
  • Preparation
    We make little balls with the creamy cheese and, in a bowl, mix the amaranth, the cherries, the cocoa powder and the pistachio pieces. Then, cover the balls with the mixture that we have in the bowl and keep it in the fridge until serving. A very simple but delicious dessert and widely used for breakfast or to snack between meals.

Creamy maraschino cherry mold

  • Ingredients
    • Icing sugar
    • Whipping cream
    • Cinnamon cookies
    • Water
    • Maraschino cherries
    • 1 sachet of gelatin
  • Preparation
    Beat the cream with the sugar until it doubles in size. We prepare the gelatin in the water and dissolve it in a water bath. Add the gelatin to the cream without stopping to beat it. Place the chopped cookies in a mold and then add the mixture that you have made. Place the maraschino cherries on top and leave it in the fridge for at least two hours before serving.

Gelatin tart with cherries

  • Ingredients
    • 1 sachet of coconut gelatin
    • 1 sachet of raspberry gelatin
    • Hot milk
    • Cherries in syrup
  • Preparation
    We dissolve one of the gelatin sachet in hot milk and wait for it to cool down. Pour the mixture into a mold to a quarter of its capacity. We leave it in the fridge until it sets.

    We dissolve the other envelope of gelatin in hot milk and wait for it to cool. We pour it over the gelatin above a quarter of the mold. We put it in the refrigerator until the two layers of gelatin set and on the surface we place several cherries in syrup. This dessert should always be served cold.

Chocolate cupcake with cherries in syrup cream

  • Ingredients
    • Vegetable oil
    • Sugar
    • Flour
    • Milk
    • Eggs
    • Yeast
    • Cocoa powder
    • Cream cheese
    • Butter
    • Cherries in syrup
    • Melted chocolate
  • Preparation
    Beat the oil with the sugar, then add the milk, the flour and the yeast. Add the cocoa powder and put the mixture in cupcake molds. Put in the oven at 180º C for 20 minutes.

    Then we beat the butter together with the cream cheese and the liquid from the cherries in syrup. Put the mixture in a pastry bag and decorate the cupcakes. To finish, we place a cherry on each cupcake next to the melted chocolate.

Cherry ice lollies

  • Ingredients
    • Cherries in syrup without stones
    • Lemon soda
    • Icecream sticks
  • Preparation
    Blend the cherries with the lemon soda slightly, without breaking them completely. Then pour the liquid into the popsicle molds and put the stick in each one. Put them in the freezer until they harden . It is a delicious dessert, ideal for children in summer.

As we can see, the possibilities of cherries in syrup for desserts are unlimited, which is why confectioners use this fruit so much, due to its versatility and its perfect combination with other typical ingredients of these creations. The only requirement that professionals who work with cherries in syrup seek is to have a high-quality product and formats that fully adapt to their needs.

At Lazaya preserved fruits we have the best cherries in syrup for desserts, since we have our own plantation and we make the cherries without intermediaries from the time we pick them from the tree to the final packaging. Our best guarantee is our more than 80 years of experience, a wide range of formats and packaging and the trust that a large number of professionals have in us. For any questions or queries do not hesitate to contact us, we will be happy to help you.