Total Time
40mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

these are really delicious

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. preheat the oven to 400* in a shallow 2 quart casserole or 12x7" pan, combine the cherries, 1 cup of the granulated sugar, the brown sugar, tapioca and almond extract.
  2. allow this to stand while you prepare the rest of the dumplings.
  3. in a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. cut in 4 tbls of the butter until fine crumbs are formed.
  5. in a small bowl, bet the egg and add the milk.
  6. combine with the flour mixture and stir unti just blended.
  7. dot the cherries with the remaining 2 tbls of butter.
  8. drop the batter by heaping tablespoons on top of the cherries.
  9. you should have about 6 mounds.
  10. in a small bowl, combine the remaining 2 tblspoons of sugar with the nutmeg.
  11. sprinkle on top of the butter.
  12. bake for 25-30 minutes or until the fruit is bubbling up in the middle of the pan and the dumplings are golden brown.
  13. the baking time can vary quite a bit, depending on the pan you use the how big the cherries are.

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