Cherry puff

Karl Strasser

By
@Frenchpress

My grandmother made this when I was very young. We wood pick the cherries and freeze some for the winter.My mother just gave me the recipe.I can't wait to try it. It's been so long,It is very tart.
5/13/13.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
canned tart cherries,drained
1/2 c
liquid from cherries
1/2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
quick cooking tapioca
2
egg whites
1 dash(es)
salt
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
2
egg yolks
1/3 c
sugar
6 Tbsp
cake flour

Step-By-Step

1Crush cherries with potato masher.Add cherry liquid,sugar,and tapioca.Simmer for 5 minutes,stirring constantly.
2Beat egg whites until foamy;add salt and cream of tartar;beat stiff.
3Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored; add sugar; beat thoroughly. Fold egg yolks into egg whites, then fold in flour.
4Pour cherry mixture into 1 1/2-quart casserole.Pour batter on top. Bake in slow oven ( 325 ) for 40 minutes.Serve warm.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #cherry