Cherries in Spiced Wine Syrup with Pound Cake Croutons
One portion of this dish contains about 4g of protein, 3g of fat, and From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. A mixture of honey, wine, pound cake, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful.
Place lemon rind, peppercorns, cinnamon, and rosemary on a double layer of cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth together; tie securely.
Combine wine and the next 4 ingredients (through juice) in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil.
Add cheesecloth bag, and cook 5 minutes. Reduce heat, and add cherries; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Drain cherries in a colander over a bowl, reserving cooking liquid.
Place the cherries in a medium bowl; discard cheesecloth bag. Return cooking liquid to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 20 minutes or until reduced to 1 1/4 cups.
Pour wine syrup over cherries, and refrigerate 1 1/2 hours or until completely cool.
Cut cake into 24 (1-inch) cubes, and arrange cake cubes in a single layer on a nonstick baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 350 for 12 minutes or until lightly browned, turning the cubes every 4 minutes.
Combine sour cream and 1 tablespoon honey. Spoon 1/2 cup cherry mixture into each of 6 bowls or parfait glasses; top each serving with 4 croutons and 1 tablespoon sour cream mixture.