Crafty Lady 13's Note:
Make sure the fruit filling is hot when you spoon the biscuit batter over it. That way, the bottom of the "cobbled biscuit" will be thoroughly cooked. Taken from the Better Homes and Gardens Dieter's Cookbook.
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- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 3 tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 4 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 (16 ounce) package frozen unsweetened pitted tart red cherries
- 3 cups thinly sliced apples (1 lb)
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup nonfat milk
- 1For biscuit topping, in a medium bowl stir together flour, 2tablespoons of the granulated sugar, the baking powder, orange peel, and 1/2 tsp of the cinamon. Using a pastry blender or two butter knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
- 2For filling, in a medium saucepan stir together the cold water, cornstarch, the remaining 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, and the remaining 1/2 tespoon cinnamon; add frozen cherries. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in apple slices; heat through. Reduce heat; keep filling hot.
- 3In a small bowl stir together egg and milk. Add to biscuit topping mixture, stirring just until moistened. Transfer hot filling to a 2-quart square baking dish. Immediately spoon topping into 9 small mounds on filling.
- 4Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until a woode toothpick inserted near the center of a biscuit comes out clean. Serve warm.
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Nutritional Facts for Dieter's Cherry-Apple Cobbler
Serving Size: 1 (140 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 9
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 169.9
- Calories from Fat 43
- Total Fat 4.7 g
- Saturated Fat 2.6 g
- Cholesterol 33.8 mg
- Sodium 102.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 30.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
- Sugars 14.7 g
- Protein 3.1 g