Summer time = Cherry time

It's back: Cherry time! Cherries are among the most popular summer fruits. They are a gift of nature and available only for a short time. Cherries not only taste delicious, they also contain a lot of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Their special benefit: They can lower the uric acid level and thus prevent gout.

Cherry coated in chocolate

Ingredients and effects of cherries

Cherries contain vitamin C, biotin, zinc, bioflavonoids, folic acid, calcium and potassium. They:

- lower the uric acid level

- have an anti-inflammatory effect

- help against periodontal disease

- alleviate rheumatic diseases

- stop the aging process

- create beautiful skin.

Of course, cherries are also a delicious dessert. But if you want to surprise your guests with something special, you should definitely try the following recipe. This dessert is also suitable for our nutrition plan.

Heart cherries dipped in chocolate with coffee crust

Serves 4 people


200 g (1 cup) ripe heart cherries

200 g (1 cup) dark chocolate couverture

50 g (1/4 cup) coffee beans, coarsely crushed


1. Make sure that the cherries have a stem. This makes it easier to dip them into the chocolate coating.

2. Slowly melt the dark chocolate couverture in a water bath.

3. Dip the cherries completely into the melted couverture and let the excess chocolate drip off. Place cherries on a baking tray covered with baking paper and sprinkle lightly with crushed coffee beans immediately after dipping.

Let the couverture harden and serve the cherries on a cooled plate.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Level of difficulty: Easy


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