If you are searching for the best dessert to prepare for your family on a special day, you may try your hand on Orange-and-Basil Macerated Cherries. This dessert is not only tasty and yummy but also highly nutritious and healthy. That is why this article has been dedicated to providing you with a recipe for preparation of the dessert so as you can bless your family with it this weekend. Indeed, notwithstanding what you might have heard about dessert your love for it can actually help to improve your health and make you live longer and healthier.

But you must select the healthy ones that are prepared with healthy ingredients. That is the reason why this healthy recipe is about to provide you with the ingredients you need to prepare Orange-and-Basil Macerated Cherries.



Orange and  Basil Macerated Cherries


The ingredients you need for the preparation of Orange-and-Basil Macerated Cherries include:

 1 tablespoon tightly filled orange zest
 1 pound uneven fresh cherries
 2 tablespoons sugar, dark brown
 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
 2 tablespoons orange juice fresh
 1 tablespoon sliced fresh basil
 Ricotta cheese



Preparation Method:

Orange and  Basil Macerated Cherries


Indeed, there are no much processed involved in the preparation of Orange-and-Basil macerated Cherries. The processes you need to follow for the preparation include:

 Chop half cherries in half crosswise, put the entire cherries and the halves in a big bowl, put the firmly packed orange zest, 2 tablespoon of dark brown sugar, 1/8 teaspoon of kosher salt, 2 tablespoon of fresh orange juice and 1 tablespoon of sliced fresh basil then ensure you toss continuously for the mixture to coat. Cover the mixture and chill for one hour.

 Bring the cherries out from the refrigerator and allow it to stand for 10 minutes. Then spoon over ricotta cheese and the Orange and Basil Macerated Cherries is ready and serve to your family.