Cherry recipes - Cherry chocolate mousse in a glass

Sweet, sour and tart, ripe cherries are a fantastic little luxury come summertime.

Cherry season in the UK typically lasts from mid-June to mid-September, so freeze the ripest berries ahead of the colder months for next-level winter crumbles. Paired with rich chocolate or roasted pork chops, there’s so much you can do with this versatile fruit. Here are our cherry-picked recipes for you to enjoy all year round.

This delicious cherry chocolate mousse is dark, creamy and drizzled with a sweet syrup. Just 5 ingredients and ready in 30 minutes, it’s a brilliant little dessert number.


For a savoury spin, sour cherries, walnuts and salty feta really take this wild rice dish to the next level. Just 5 ingredients and on the table in less than 30 minutes – joy!


This impressive cherry flan recipe is absolutely delicious – juicy fruit complements the smooth flan, sticky caramel; and there’s a lovely hint of Kirsch.


Taking inspiration from the classic French dish, this cheery summer pudding is surprisingly easy to master and sure to impress your friends.


Sweet cherries, crunchy pecans and bitter chocolate combine in these delightful cherry brownies – a super easy brownie recipe that makes the perfect gift.


Use up a glut of cherries in a quick chutney to perfectly complement tender pork chops or slow-roasted pork belly. Serve with roasted fennel and buttery new potatoes for  quintessential British fare.


Stash a batch of cherries in the freezer and turn them into a beautiful crumble in the cooler months. This mixed-fruit crumble recipe is full of berries, cherries and flaked almonds for Bakewell tart vibes! Just add custard.