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Cherry Cobbler


This is a classic, no-frills cherry cobbler. Fresh cherries are best if they're available, and don't skimp on the butter.

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  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 1/2 cups fresh cherries, pitted
  • 3/4 cup white sugar


Servings 8
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Step 1

Mix 3/4 cup sugar, butter or margarine, flour, salt, baking powder, and milk together. Place cherries in the bottom of a 9 inch square pan. Spread dough over cherries.

In a small bowl, combine 1 cup sugar and cornstarch. Stir in boiling water. Pour mixture over the dough.

Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes. Serve warm.

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