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I made this Cherry Cobbler this afternoon.

Cherry Cobbler

Cherry Cobbler

We picked the cherries a couple of days ago.  There’s a feeling of gratification you get when you pick the cherries, pit the cherries and turn them into a pie or cobbler.

Here’s the recipe:

Cherry Cobbler

  • 4 c. fresh cherries, unsweetened
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 1 T corn starch mixed with 1/3 c. water
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 c. flour
  • 2 T sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder (check bottom to make sure not expired)
  • 1/4 c. butter
  • 1 slightly beaten egg
  • 1/4 c. milk

Combine the cherries, sugar and corn starch mixture in saucepan.  Let stand 5 minutes.  Cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly.  Add the 1 T butter and keep warm.

To make the biscuit mixture combine the flour, sugar, baking powder.  Stir.  Cut in butter so it resembles coarse crumbs.  Combine egg and milk and add to biscuit mixture.  Mix well.  Pour hot fruit in square or round 8″ pan.  Spoon on biscuit mixture over top of fruit as desired. Bake in a 400 degree oven for about 20 minutes.  Enjoy.

Make sure you put vanilla ice cream on top.  Yum!!!!

There’s bunches more to pick.  Need to get creative.

Cherry tree

Cherry tree

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About lucygracesmom

I am a mom of one 10 year old and stepmother to three wonderful adults; ages 20, 23 and 25. The youngest child is just beginning Fifth grade at Ashland Elementary in the Gifted/Quest program. She enjoys playing violin, archery and everything scientific. Mary Stewart is beginning her last year of medical school at Case Western in Cleveland. She and her fiancé, Franklin, plan to marry next June! Charles Morgan just graduated from the College of Charleston and will be beginning Post-Baccalaureate work next month. Betsy is living the college dream at Ole Miss in Oxford studying Business and the most fun ways to party. She plans to take the LSAT next summer! We are very blessed in the family department. My husband is a lawyer specializing in Intellectual Property, computer and entertainment law. We are in the eighth year since starting our own business, Montague Law PLLC. I have the title Operational Manager which means the administrative end of the business (yuk) and now some new and fun work on the firm's website. We live in Lexington, KY or as many know it – horse country. Everything around here is horse-themed and it is a very beautiful area to live in and raise a family. I have many interests that span art, sciences, education, books, computer science and security and one of my greatest passions is design. One of my favorite blogs is Grace Bonney’s Design Sponge. I like living the simple life, spending time with my family and reading and writing about my interests in my blog. One of my hopes in developing this blog is to share with you the many things I enjoy so that you may enjoy them too. I love sharing cool information with people who appreciate it. I like pinning on Pinterest, keeping track of my high school friends, college friends and family on Facebook and don’t tell anyone, but I sometimes re-shelve books at the library because I enjoy it.

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