Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

This cobbler will receive top honors, with or without ice cream.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring cherries, 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, 1/2 cup water, and, if desired, food coloring to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring constantly.
  2. Boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
  3. Remove from the heat; stir in 3 tbsp butter, lemon rind, and almond extract.
  4. Pour int a lightly greased 11 x 7 inch baking dish.
  5. Combine remaining 3/4 cup sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
  6. Add milk, 1/4 cup butter, and vanilla; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes.
  7. Add egg; beat 2 minutes.
  8. Spoon over cherry mixture.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden, shielding with aluminum foil during the last 10 minutes to prevent excessive browning, if necessary.
  10. Cool in dish on wire rack 15 to 20 minutes.
  11. Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.