Cherry Cobbler Recipe

Cherry Cobbler Recipe
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Total Time
1 hr
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups canned drained red pitted cherries, reserve juice
  2. 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  3. 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  4. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/2 cup reserved cherry juice
  6. 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  7. 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  9. 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  10. 1/4 cup shortening
  11. 1/4 cup chopped nuts, optional
  12. 1/3 cup milk
  13. granulated sugar or cinnamon sugar, optional
Instructions
  1. Place cherries in a buttered 8-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle with cornstarch. Combine the 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and reserved cherry juice; pour over cherries. Let cherries stand while making topping.Make cobbler topping.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 cup granulated sugar. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles meal. Add nuts, if using, and blend well. Add milk, stirring with a fork until a soft dough is formed. Spoon dough evenly over cherries. If desired, sprinkle top with sugar or cinnamon sugar.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350° oven for 30 to 40 minutes, until topping browned and fruit is bubbly.
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