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A Cheery Cherry Cobbler

My Great Grandmother Presley use to make cobbler… She loved making hers with strawberries and sometimes peaches. I made this one with a cherry filling, it takes time off of the preparartion. I can always appreciate a little time saver. Make this yummy cobbler for dinner or the next time you have guests coming over. they are sure to love it. As my Great Grandmother always said  “If you have guests, let the dirty dishes wait, they will still be there tomorrow, but your guest won’t.”
Ingredients for Cherry Cobbler:
  • 1 1/4 – cup sugar
  • 1/2 – teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 – cups flour
  • 1 – teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 – teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 – sticks butter
  • 2 – eggs
  • 3 1/2 – tablespoons 1/2 & 1/2
  • 1/2 – teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 – teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 – cup sour cream
  • 5 – cups cherry filling
Topping for Cherry Cobbler:
  • 3 – tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 – teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 – cup sliced almonds
Directions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit
  2. In  a large bowl mix all dry ingredients ( sugar, gound cinnamon, flour, baking soda, and baking powder )together.
  3. Add in cold butter, and with two butter knives start to cut in butter into the flour mixture in a criss cross motion.  This will take about 10 minutes. Flour mixture will eventually become crumbly with the butter pieces the size of peas.  Set to the side.
  4. In a medium bowl add eggs, half and half, almond extract, vanilla extract, and sour cream. Then take a fork and whisk it together.
  5. Add egg mixture to flour/butter mixture and mix with a wooden spoon until combined. Divide cobbler dough in half.
  6.  In a 2.5 quart greased baking dish, add half of cobbler dough, and spread evenly across.
  7. Pour cherry filling on top and spread evenly until cobbler dough is covered.
  8. Add remaining cobbler dough to the top in drops, leaving some cherry filling exposed.
  9. Sprinkle top with sugar, cinnamon and almond slices
  10. Bake for an hour.
  11. Enjoy!

  • Cutting in the Butter 1 of 10
    Cutting in the Butter
    In a criss-cross motion with two butter knives cut butter into flour mixture.
  • Eggs and Sour Cream Mixture 2 of 10
    Eggs and Sour Cream Mixture
    Whip eggs, 1/2 & 1/2, almond extract, vanilla extract, and sour cream together.
  • Flour and Egg Mixture 3 of 10
    Flour and Egg Mixture
    Marry the flour and egg mixture together.
  • Cobbler Dough 4 of 10
    Cobbler Dough
    Mix until combined.
  • Cobbler Bottom Layer 5 of 10
    Cobbler Bottom Layer
    Add half of cobbler dough to greased baking dish.
  • Cobbler Dough in Baking Dish 6 of 10
    Cobbler Dough in Baking Dish
    Spread the bottom layer out evenly.
  • Cherry Filling 7 of 10
    Cherry Filling
    Pour Cherry filling in on top of cobbler.
  • Cherry Filling makes Cobbler Cheery. 8 of 10
    Cherry Filling makes Cobbler Cheery.
    Spread cherry filling to cover cobbler dough.
  • Cobbler Topper 9 of 10
    Cobbler Topper
    Top cherry filling with the other half of cobbler dough. Then top the dough with sugar, cinnamon, and almond slices.
  • Almost Done Cobbler 10 of 10
    Almost Done Cobbler
    Bake for one hour.
For more recipes from Nicole Presley click over to her blog: Presley’s Pantry 
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