Cherry puff

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Karl Strasser
from clearwater, FL

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.

serves 6
prep time 35 Min
cook time 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
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    cake flour
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How To Make

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