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George Washington Cherry Cobbler

George Washington Cherry CobblerWE lived on a farm with lots of fruit trees when I was growing up,…

George Washington Cherry Cobbler

George Washington Cherry Cobbler


1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 cup water 1 package (12 ounces) frozen pitted dark sweet cherries, thawed 1 tablespoon butter TOPPING: 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons sugar, divided 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons shortening 1/2 cup 2% milk Ice cream, optional


In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon.

Stir in water until smooth.

Add the cherries and butter.

Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

Pour into an 8-in.

square baking dish; set aside.

For topping, in a large bowl, combine the flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt.

Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Stir in milk just until moistened.

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Drop by spoonfuls over the cherries; sprinkle with remaining sugar.

Bake at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve warm with ice cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts 1 each:

  • 231 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 270mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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