Thursday, October 15, 2009

Cherry Cottage Pudding

Here is another favorite recipe from the Pickity Place cookbook.

1 No. 2 can pitted red cherries
1/4 cup shortening
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 tsp. almond extract
1 - 3/4 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup sour milk

Drain the cherries, saving the juice for the sauce (below).

Cream shortening and sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs and flavoring and beat well.

Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and soda together.

Add alternately with milk in small amounts, mixing well after each addition.

Add cherries.

Pour into a buttered 9" square cake pan. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes.

Cut into squares and serve with hot Cherry Sauce.*

*Cherry Sauce
1/4 cup sugar
2 tbl. flour
1 cup heated red cherry juice (drained from can of cherries, above)
1/4 cup butter
2 tbl. lemon juice
2 drops almond extract

Combine the sugar and flour. Stir in the cherry juice gradually. Heat to a boil and cook until thickened, stirring constantly. Add the butter, lemon juice, and extract.

Serve hot over the Cherry Cottage Pudding.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

I have been looking for this recipe for years!! I used to make it for my family but lost cookbook. Thank you sooo much!