Tassel Ridge® Drunken Fruit
- 1 bottle Tassel Ridge Finalé Raspberry
- 5–6 oz dried cherries
- cornstarch slurry (recipe below)
Cornstarch Slurry Ingredients:
- 2 Tbsp cornstarch
- 2 Tbsp cold water
Pour Tassel Ridge Finalé Raspberry into sauce pan. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Remove from heat. Add dried fruit. Let sit for 30 minutes. Remove fruit from wine and set aside. Return wine to heat. Bring to a hard boil. Stir in cornstarch slurry. Continue stirring until desired consistency. Return fruit to sauce. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Cornstarch Slurry Directions:
Put cornstarch in small bowl. Add cold water. Stir until smooth paste forms and no lumps remain.
Try these combinations… or experiment with your own:
- Tassel Ridge Finalé Blackberry with dried blueberries
- Tassel Ridge Chocolate Granfinalé™ with dried cherries
- Tassel Ridge Iowa Prairie Snow ® with dried apricots
Serving suggestions―use to top cheesecake, ice cream, or pound cake; use as or add to pie filling for a special treat; try Drunken Blueberries in muffins
Note that Chocolate Granfinalé™ may clash with chocolate desserts, so use it as cheesecake topping or with non-chocolate desserts.
Wine Recommendation―Tassel Ridge Finalé Raspberry.
Finalé Raspberry is a dessert wine with an intense rush of tart raspberry aroma and flavor. Yum!