Saturday, June 28, 2008
These scrumptious fruit pies made with canned cherries are easy to make and a dream to eat. Serve warm for dessert with whipped cream, if liked. Recipe serves 4.
13 ounce (410 g) can red cherries, drained
3/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup Bakeo (or similar prepared) pastry mix
1/2 (15 g) ounce butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
2 teaspoons sugar, extra
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1. Cut cherries in half, place in 4 ovenproof dishes (1/2 cup capacity).
2. In small bowl of electric mixer combine milk, sugar, pastry mix, butter, eggs and essence, beat until smooth. Pour mixture over cherries, bake in moderate oven 10 minutes, sprinkle with combined extra sugar and cinnamon; bake further 15 minutes.