Prunus Cerasus or red fruit (sour cherry, tart cherry) is a species of Prunus in the subgenus Cerasus (cherries), native to much of Europe and southwest Asia. It is closely related to the sweet cherry (Prunus Avium), but has a fruit that is more acidic, has greater nutritional benefits and may have greater medicinal effects. Unlike most sweet cherry varieties, sour cherries are self-pollinizing containing higher content per 100 g of vitamin C (12% DV) and vitamin A (8% DV).
Dried sour cherries are mainly known as key ingredient in desserts; especially the cherry pie and are indispensable for preserves, cooking; soups, main course, cakes, tarts, salad, and beverages.
Dried Sour Cherries Want to Party
Try filling celery sticks with peanut butter or cream cheese, then topping with minced dried sour cherries for a wonderful twist on an old favorite. For another taste adventure you can make a crunchier version with pretzel rods or apple slices as the base. Get creative and enjoy!
Dried Sour Cherries Like to Mingle
I bet you have tried numerous different ingredients in green and fruit salads. Have you ever considered introducing a mouth-watering new flavor and texture dimension with chopped dried sour cherries? Give them a try and they may become your new culinary mvp.
Dried Sour Cherries Enjoy Dessert
It is possible you have overlooked a tongue-tickling treat. Many people have indulged their chocolate fetish and failed to fully explore the tangy alternatives. How about trying your favorite ice cream topped with diced fruit and dried sour cherries? The possibilities are endless.