Easy Cherry Cobbler
Serves 8. Recipe is from The Advocate’s files.
2 (21-ounce) cans cherry pie filling and topping
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon slivered almonds, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1. Combine cherry filling and almond extract in an ungreased 8-inch-by-8-inch-by-2-inch baking pan.
2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar and baking powder; mix well. Add orange juice, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls over cherry filling, making at least 8 dumplings.
3. For topping: Combine almonds, sugar, orange peel and cinnamon in a small bowl; mix well. Sprinkle on top of cobbler.
4. Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 30-35 minutes, or until filling is bubbly and dumplings are browned.