A dessert of pitted bing or other dark red cherries, sugar and kirsch or brandy, which are combined, flambeed and spooned over vanilla ice cream. The cherries are usually prepared in a chafing dish at the table and flamed with great flourish.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
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