2 cups


5 min.


10 min.

Beschwipste Kirschgrütze

Tipsy Cherry Compote

The shot of Black Forest Kirsch brandy gives that dessert it´s special kick.


Tipsy Cherry Compote

Angela Schofield
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine German
Servings 2 cups


  • 2 oz. tart frozen or fresh cherries
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 shots Kirschwasser traditional German clear cherry brandy
  • 2 tbsp. corn starch


  • In a small sauce pan bring cherries, sugar and lemon juice to a boil.
  • Mix corn starch with the Kirschwasser.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture to the saucepan and simmer on low heat for about 2 min.

Serving Tip:

Serve with homemade vanilla sauce, vanilla ice cream or on waffles.