This is an unusual, easily made and much talked about sauce for ice cream, cakes, and baked custards. It is made with cherry preserves, nuts, and dark rum. The rum must be dark because it imparts a flavor that white or light rum does not.
Combine all the ingredients and stir until blended. Spoon the sauce into a screw-top jar and cover closely. Refrigerate until ready to use. Serve spooned onto ice cream, cakes, and baked custards.
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