Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 lbs (6 cups) pitted Stemilt sweet cherries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Milk or cream for brushing on biscuits
  • Sugar for sprinkling on biscuits

Nothing says it's summer quite like a bowl of Stemilt cherries. This cherry-inspired recipe is one that the whole family will devour!

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  • Yield
    6 servings
  • Prep time
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  • Cuisine
    American
  • In Category
    Dessert
  • Level
    Moderate

Instructions

To make biscuits:

  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in medium bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat heavy cream until soft peaks form.
  3. Add cream to dry ingredients; mix with fork until mixture begins to hold together.
  4. Transfer to lightly floured surface; knead 10 times or until smooth dough forms.
  5. Roll or pat out to 3/4-inch thick circle.

To make filling:

  1. In large saucepan, stir together water and cornstarch.
  2. Add cherries, sugar, lemon peel and salt.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  4. Cook 5 minutes, stirring, until mixture thickens and becomes clear.
  5. Transfer fruit mixture to shallow 1-1/2 quart baking dish; set aside.

To assemble the cobbler:

  1. Place biscuits on top of fruit mixture. If preferred, topping can be cut with a biscuit cutter into 6 biscuits.
  2. Brush topping with milk or cream and sprinkle with sugar.
  3. Bake at 425 for 15 to 20 minutes, or until biscuits are browned and fruit is bubbling.
  4. Cool slightly before serving.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving

  • Calories: 448
  • Fat Content: 16 g
  • Carbohydrate Content: 72 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 54 mg
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 440 mg