Old Fashioned Baked Cherry Dumplings

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • allow this to stand while you prepare the rest of the dumplings.
  • in a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • cut in 4 tbls of the butter until fine crumbs are formed.
  • in a small bowl, bet the egg and add the milk.
  • combine with the flour mixture and stir unti just blended.
  • dot the cherries with the remaining 2 tbls of butter.
  • drop the batter by heaping tablespoons on top of the cherries.
  • you should have about 6 mounds.
  • in a small bowl, combine the remaining 2 tblspoons of sugar with the nutmeg.
  • sprinkle on top of the butter.
  • bake for 25-30 minutes or until the fruit is bubbling up in the middle of the pan and the dumplings are golden brown.
  • the baking time can vary quite a bit, depending on the pan you use the how big the cherries are.
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