Cherry Chive Ice Cream


2 cups heavy cream
1 cup sugar
1 cup fresh cherries lightly mashed
1 cup water
2 T chopped fresh chives


In a saucepan place 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water and bring to a boil until the sugar is all dissolved. Let simmer for 5 more minutes to steep, take off heat and set aside for 5 more minutes and set simple syrup aside. In another heavy saucepan on medium heat, heat the cream until just about to boil but do not let it boil. Remove it from the heat and add the sugar. Mix the simple syrup and cherry mash in with the cream until well mixed, set aside in refrigerator for about an hour. Add chopped fresh chives and follow ice cream maker instructions.