Tart Cherry Chutney Toast


Total Time: 30-35 minutes
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Level: Beginner


  • For Tart Cherry Chutney
  • 1 cup dried Montmorency tart cherries
  • 1 large shallot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Montmorency tart cherry juice
  • 1/2 cup raw sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger, dried or 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
  • Pinch black pepper
  • For Toast
  • Sliced sourdough bread, toasted
  • Whipped cream cheese or sharp white cheddar cheese
  • Slivered almonds


In a small sauce pan set over medium heat, add dried Montmorency tart cherries, shallot, vinegar, Montmorency tart cherry juice, raw sugar, ginger and pepper. Stir and bring mixture to a low bowl.

Reduce heat to low and allow mixture to simmer for 10-15 minutes or until cherries are plump and liquid is syrupy. Remove from heat and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes.

Spread 2 tablespoons of whipped cream cheese OR place 1 slice of sharp white cheddar cheese on top of 1 piece of sour dough toast. Top cheese with 2 tablespoons cherry chutney and a pinch of slivered almonds. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of Emily Caruso, JellyToastBlog.com