September 24 – National Cherries Jubilee Day

National Cherries Jubilee Day

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Food Facts on Cherries Jubilee

  • Cherries Jubilee is a dessert made with cherries and liqueur.
  • Cherries Jubilee is flambéed, when served.
  • Cherries Jubilee is a sauce served over vanilla ice cream.
  • Cherries Jubilee recipe is credited to Auguste Escoffier, who prepared the dish for one of Queen Victoria’s jubilee celebrations.
  •  Cherries Jubilee was a standard menu item at America’s finest restaurants in the 1950s and 1960s.