Large, sweet and juicy berry with inedible pip and stems attached. Eat fresh, salads, fruit and cheese platters, desserts.
Rons Seedling, SV Margaret: Deep red to burgundy
Napoleon: A white variety.
Choose plump firm cherries with fresh green stems. Avoid over ripe and split fruit.
Wash just prior to using. Store in airtight container under refrigeration for a short time only.
Combine poached cherries with reduced-fat Ricotta cheese and a little grated nutmeg. Use mixture to fill a crepe or sandwich hot cakes. Drizzle with reduced cherry liquid before serving.
Cherries are a good source of vitamin C.
One cup of cherries provides one serve of fruit.
Serving size: 1 cup cherries, 153g
29.1 mg (65% RDI*)
19.0 mg >
Cherry, raw (pitted)
*Recommended Dietary Intake
Good source of vitamin C