Saucy Tart Cherry Cobbler Cake- Grandma's

Kathie Carr


This is an old family recipe. Grandma made it often and served this gooey cake with sauce topped with ice cream or whipped cream.

This recipe is a bit tart and we like it that way. Don't expect it to be super sweet.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
25 Min


  • 1 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 can(s)
    (15 ounces) pitted, red sour cherries, divided, juice reserved
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Saucy Tart Cherry Cobbler Cake- Grandma's


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8 inch square pan.

    In a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar. Stir in egg.

    In a separate bowl stir together baking soda and flour. Mix into creamed mixture. Be sure ingedients are well blended. Fold in 1 cup cherries, drained. (Reserve juice and remaining cherries).

    Spread in prepared 8 inch square pan. Bake for 25 minutes
  2. While cake is baking pour the reserved juice into a saucepan. Stir in cornstarch. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Stir in rmaining cherries and 2 tablespoons sugar. When sugar has dissolved remove from heat and serve hot over warm cake.

    Serve with ice cream or whipped cream, if desired.

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