The Love Fresh Cherries Challenge

We love cherry season in our house. They are really expensive most of the year, but when in season they do become affordable. You can find them now on the shelves until mid September.

Mr B suffers from gout in his joints occasionally and was advised by his doctor to eat cherries to help prevent attacks. So they are a staple fruit in our house when in season. I love the sweet plump juicy cherry varieties.

The Love Fresh Cherries Challenge

Did you know that cherries are packed with vitamin C (100g provides 25% of the RDA of vitamin C), are a rich source of melatonin, which helps promote healthy sleep patterns, and have an abundance of antioxidants. Legend has it that you can trace the route of old Roman Roads in Britain by looking out for wild cherry trees. It has been suggested that Roman legions spat out the stones from the fruit as they marked through Britain.

Love Fresh Cherries have given us the challenge to let you know how we enjoy cherries in our house and when we enjoy them.

Well there are two ways when we enjoy cherries and those are for snack time and dessert after a meal. For snack time, we eat them while watching TV just as they are. Much healthier than eating sweets or chocolate and are just as sweet! Our other favourite way of eating cherries are for afters. While its been hot we have been eating cherries with ice cream.

#LoveFreshCherries Challenge, sponsored by Love Fresh Cherries

My amazing quick dessert is vanilla ice cream in a waffle basket, drizzled with chocolate sauce (the one that goes hard as soon as it hit the ice cream!) and topped off with fresh cherries. Having a cherry destoner makes this so much easier and also the cherries are kept whole.

This is our firm favourite cold dessert. Chocolate and cherries are always a winner!

#LoveFreshCherries Challenge, sponsored by Love Fresh Cherries


Prep time: 5 minutes


  • Waffle baskets
  • 3 scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • handful of fresh cherries de-stoned
  • Chocolate drizzle sauce

These are our favourite ways of enjoying cherries, of course me being a sweet tooth, I can also eat them in cakes, with yogurt and once I made an amazing cherry crumble.

What are your favourite ways to eat cherries and when?

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*This post is an entry for the BritMums #lovefreshcherries Challenge, sponsored by Love Fresh Cherries (instagram: @LoveFreshCherries


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  1. Keith Wallbanks
    16th March 2019 / 8:55 am

    Also delicious, IMHO, baked into a frangipane tart

  2. Keith Wallbanks
    16th March 2019 / 8:52 am

    Also great, IMHO, baked into a frangipane tart

  3. Robert Price
    9th March 2019 / 8:48 am

    I love cherries

  4. Alison MacDonald
    14th February 2019 / 11:12 am

    I love fresh Cherries they are my all time favourite fruit xx

  5. Amy Simpson
    6th February 2019 / 7:53 am

    I love fresh cherries,especially on a Black Forest Gateau x

  6. Peter Watson
    31st January 2019 / 8:10 pm

    Cherries are my favourite fruit in all respects.

  7. Andi Gurney
    17th November 2018 / 3:53 pm

    love love love cherries great ideas

  8. T Brailey
    12th November 2018 / 5:44 am

    Cherries are delicious, I think I will be trying this.

  9. Amy simpson
    27th October 2018 / 1:00 pm

    I love Cherries especially with ice cream xx

  10. bev
    18th October 2018 / 8:41 am

    I love cherries so I’ll be all over this!

  11. Jeanette Leighton
    11th October 2018 / 4:41 pm

    I love cherries blueberries and strawberries this sounds good fun

  12. Robert Price
    21st September 2018 / 9:01 am

    I like cherries

  13. Laura Turner
    1st September 2018 / 1:05 pm

    I always go crazy buying cherries from my grocer when they’re in season. The yummiest most wicked fruit. But disappointing when you get a punnet that isn’t quite ripe.

  14. James Travis
    29th August 2018 / 3:49 pm

    Love cherries

  15. Helen Moulden
    10th August 2018 / 5:32 pm

    We’re big fresh cherry fans in our household too. Do love stopping at those shacks by the side of the road sometimes and buying a crate!

  16. Samantha O'D
    8th August 2018 / 9:45 am

    yummy! i love cherries

  17. Margaret Gallagher
    5th August 2018 / 11:13 pm

    Live cherrys as they come – find if i blitz them and add to icecreams or toppings for sweet treats the kids will eat them too

  18. 5th August 2018 / 6:08 pm

    Love that your recipe is so simple to do and delicious too. Commenting for myself and no behalf of BritMums and thanking you for taking part

  19. 1st August 2018 / 9:27 am

    Unfortunately I don’t like cherries but I do like raspberry’s and blueberrys so I’ll try them

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