Cherry puff

Karl Strasser


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.


★★★★★ 2 votes

35 Min
50 Min


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

How to Make Cherry puff


  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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About Cherry puff

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

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