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The Ultimate Guide to Desserts for Cherry Lovers

The rich, tart sweetness of dark cherries is a completely unique flavour that can’t quite be matched. Cherry lovers know how great their favourite berry tastes in just about any treat- pies, chocolates, tarts, cakes… you name it! Check out these ultimate list of cherry treats that will have any big cherry fan drooling by the end.

1. Tart and sweet cherry pie

Tart and sweet cherry pie

There’s nothing quite as good as a classic cherry pie that really lets you taste all the nuances of the cherries.(Source: Sugarcrafter)

2. Mini cherry pie cups

Mini cherry pie cups

Are you hosting a barbecue where guests will be too busy socializing to stand still for a messy piece of cherry pie? Serve these mini cherry tarts instead!(Source: Recipe Girl)

3. Cherry balsamic summer parfait

Cherry balsamic summer parfait

Talk about sweet and tart all at once! These delicious little parfaits are a healthy alternative to recipes with butter-rich crusts.(Source: Kiran Tarun)

4. Mixed berry and cherry clafoutis

Mixed berry and cherry clafoutis

A clafoutis is a traditional French custard dish. You’ll love the way the custard base compliments the rich cherry flavour.(Source: Noble Pig)

5. Island cherry crumble with creamy lime whip

Island cherry crumble with creamy lime whip

Have you ever thought of pairing cherries with limes? We certainly think you should try it!(Source: A Farm Girl’s Dabbles)

6. Cherry cornmeal upside down cake

Cherry cornmeal upside down cake

It’s simple but effective, and it lets the cherry flavour stand out to its full potential!(Source: Circle B Kitchen)

7. Creamy chocolate cherry bars

Creamy chocolate cherry bars

Nothing is quite as satisfying as the taste of chocolate and cherries all in once place.(Source: Just Putzing)

8. Candied cherry and bacon chocolate chip ice cream

Candied cherry and bacon chocolate chip ice cream

You read that right. Cherries, ice cream, and bacon. It’s the ultimate decadent treat.(Source: Chocolate Moosey)

9. Blueberry-cherry frozen yogurt

Blueberry cherry frozen yogurt

Do you like the idea of cherries in ice cream but prefer something a little less rich than the bacon recipe? Try making blueberry-cherry frozen yogurt instead!(Source: Baltic Maid)

10. Drunken cherry coconut ice cream

Drunken cherry coconut ice cream

Cherries and coconuts make for a sweetly tropical blend (and a little splash of liqueur doesn’t hurt)!(Source: Baker Bettie)

11. Blueberry cherry baked donuts

Blueberry cherry baked donuts

Few things taste as rich and gooey as cherries inside warm baked goods. These donuts even have some blueberry in them to really amp up the flavour!(Source: Taste and Tell)

12. Cherry brown butter bars

Cherry brown butter bars

Even just the name of these treats has out mouths watering.(Source: Tutti Dolci)

13. Fresh cherry and dark chocolate scones

Fresh cherry and dark chocolate scones

Even if you prefer savoury scones, we think you might change your mind at least temporarily when you see these cherry chocolate ones.(Source: How Sweet Eats)

14. Frozen Greek yogurt cherry bites

Frozen greek yogurt cherry bites

It’s amazing how healthy ingredients like Greek yogurt and berries can taste like a sweet, delicious treat when you combine them.(Source: Noble Pig)

15. Fresh cherry-almond coffee cake

Fresh cherry almond coffee cake

Coffee cake is delicious whether you’re enjoying coffee cake with it or not! Cherries and almonds are a flavourful combination that we can’t get enough of.(Source: Noble Pig)

Do you have another favourite cherry recipe that you don’t see here? Tell us about it in the comments section!