Microwave Cherry Cobbler

Posted by: Connie 11-11-99 3:27 PM

Microwave Cherry Cobbler
Source: Richard Deacon's Microwave Cookery

1 (21 ounce) can prepared cherry pie filling
3/4 cup flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter, softened
2 tablespoons milk
1 egg, slightly beaten

Pour pie filling into 8 1/4 inch, shallow, round baking dish.

Combine flour with sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix milk with egg. Add to dry mixture, stirring just to moisten. Spoon topping over fruit in 5 mounds.

Cook on Medium for 6 minutes, turning baking dish several times. Brown for 4 to 5 minutes.

Makes 5 servings.

Variation: Peach Base

1 (2 pound) can sliced peaches with juice
2 tablespoons melted butter
pinch ground cinnamon, or more if desired
pinch ground nutmeg, or more if desired
pinch salt
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 cup water

Mix cornstarch and water in saucepan, stir over low heat until it starts to thicken, add butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and then peaches. Continue until mixture is thickness you desire.

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