Food on the Hill: Cherry Crisp

“Food on the Hill” by Sue York

 
This week’s recipe…
 
Cherry Crisp
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com
 
10-inch tart pan or large pie plate
 
Filling:
8 cups cherries, washed and pitted and halved
½ cup sugar
5 tablespoons cornstarch
½ teaspoon mace or nutmeg
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
 
 
Topping:
1 1/4 cup flour
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoon baking soda
¾ teaspoon salt
2 eggs
butter – for dotting the top
 
Filling:
 
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Mix ½ cup of sugar into the cherries and let sit ½ hour. Drain liquid into a 3-quart pan and add 3 of the tablespoons of cornstarch and cook one minute on low. Add the rest of the filling ingredients into the pan and stir and cook until you see that it is just starting to thicken. Cool a little bit. Pour mix into the tart pan.
 
Topping:
 
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In a medium bowl, mix together all dry ingredients with fork, then add eggs and mix well. Put on top of cherries in tart pan. Press down slightly dot with butter.
Bake 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until golden.
 
Cherry Crisp
 
Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com
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