kirsch (cherry brandy)
heavy whipping cream
Wash and drain cherries.
Remove stones and reserve 8 whole cherries for garnish.
Place cherries in a bowl, add kirsch.
In a small pan boil 3 tablespoon sugar and the water for a minute to make a thin sugar syrup.
Add syrup to cherries, stir to blend.
Cover and let soak for 20 minutes. Cut the ladyfingers in half, divide into 4 portions, and place in individual glass dishes.
Arrange cherries on top.
Thoroughly blend cream cheese, 3 tablespoon sugar, vanilla extract, and ground almonds.
Whip the cream and carefully fold it into the cream-cheese mixture.
Spoon over the cherries.
Garnish with the chopped pistachio nuts and whole cherries.