michigan cherry cobbler

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Kathie Carr
from North Liberty, IN

Grandma made this recipe every year when cherries were ripe. Its so good warm with ice cream.

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For michigan cherry cobbler

  • FRUIT:
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1 lb
    cherries, cleaned and pitted
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 3
    drops red food coloring, optional
  • COBBLER:
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 c
    oil
  • 1/3 c
    milk
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How To Make michigan cherry cobbler

  • 1
    For fruit mixture: Mix together sugar, cornstarch, and water. Bring to a boil. Add cherries and boil 1 minute over medium heat. Stir in butter, lemon juice and food coloring. Remove from heat and pour into a 10 by 6 inch baking dish or casserole dish.
  • 2
    For cobbler topping: Mix together together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Stir in oil. Add milk and mix well. Drop by small teaspoonfuls onto hot cherry mixture. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream.
  • 3
    Notes: I like to sprinkle a little cinnamon sugar on top of the cobbler topping before baking. You can use 1 (16 ounce) can of canned cherries instead of fresh. Drain them and use drained juice in place of water called for in recipe.

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