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The Sour Cherry Recipes You Want And Need

We're branching out from our normal recipe: stuff them all in your face at once.

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Photo credit: Bakers Royale, Blogging Over Thyme, Kitchen Repertoire, Simple Bites, Lemon Fire Brigade, Brooklyn Supper

If you've never had a sour cherry, picture eating a regular cherry that's half lemon. "Sour" is neither a misnomer nor an overstatement -- if you don't like sour things, you might want to stick to the traditional cherry. However, if you enjoy cherries, but wish that they had a more of a kick, this is the fruit for you.

These small, juicy fruits are perfect for not-too-sweet desserts, from cobblers to strudels to frozen yogurt. They're also great when infused with booze for giving your cocktails an extra kick. In other words, you're going to want to use them in everything to take advantage of their oh-too-short season, which generally peaks in late July.

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Sour Cherry And Chocolate Chip Scone
Bakers Royale
2
Sour Cherry Berry Crisp
Blogging Over Thyme
Get the Sour Cherry Berry Crisp recipe from Blogging Over Thyme
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Sour Cherry Hand Pies
Kitchen Repertoire
Get the Sour Cherry Hand Pies recipe from Kitchen Repertoire
4
Sour Cherry Jam
Simple Bites
Get the Sour Cherry Jam recipe from Simple Bites
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Sour Cherry And Semi-Sweet Chocolate Rugelach
Lemon Fire Brigade
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Sour Cherry Galette
Brooklyn Supper
Get the Sour Cherry Galette recipe from Brooklyn Supper
7
Hungarian Sour Cherry Strudel
Playin' with my Food
Get the Hungarian Sour Cherry Strudel recipe from Playin' with my Food
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Sour Cherry Bread Pudding
Renée Kohlman
Get the Sour Cherry Bread Pudding recipe from SweetSugarBean
9
Boozy Sour Cherries
Sarah Shatz/Food52
Get the Boozy Sour Cherries recipe from Food52
10
Sour Cherry Cobbler
Renée Kohlman
Get the Sour Cherry Cobbler recipe from SweetSugarBean
11
Sour Cherry Lemon Muffins
Foodess
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Sour Cherry Almond Frozen Yogurt
James Ransom/Food52
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Sour Cherry Chai Butter
Dabblings/Food52
Get the Sour Cherry Chai Butter recipe from Food52
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