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Make and share this Old Fashioned Baked Cherry Dumplings recipe from Food.com.

Provided by grandma2969

Categories     Dessert

Time 40m

Yield 6 serving(s)

Number Of Ingredients 13

4 cups tart red cherries, washed, pitted
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons cold butter
1 large egg
1/3 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 492.9, Fat 13.5, SaturatedFat 8, Cholesterol 63.4, Sodium 470, Carbohydrate 89.8, Fiber 2.5, Sugar 59.2, Protein 5.9

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