1/2 cup flour

1 tsp. baking flour

1/8 tsp. salt

¼  cup sugar

2 T. shortening

¼  cup milk

1, 16 oz. can tart, red, pitted cherries, drained

½  cup sugar

½  cup water


Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and ½ cup sugar. Cut in shortening.  Add ½ cup milk, and stir quickly. Spread mixture in greased baking dish (pie plate for single recipe;  8” square for doubled recipe).  Spread fruit over mixture. Sprinkle ½  cup sugar over fruit, and then pour the water over all.

Bake in 350° oven for 40 minutes or until done.  Serve warm with cream or ice cream.