Cherry Dumplings

Today I made Cherry Dumplings!

29 oz undrained canned cherries, 1/2C sugar, pinch salt, 1/2C flour, 1/2T sugar, pinch salt, 3/4t baking powder, 3/4T firm butter, 1/4C milk

Pour cherries into large saucepan with tight-fitting lid.

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Stir in 1/2C sugar and salt. Simmer 3 minutes. Measure flour, 1/2T sugar, pinch salt and baking powder. Re-sift three times.

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Cut in butter until size of rice.

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Add milk all at once and stir vigorously with fork. Drop by Tbs (or whatever size you like) onto simmering cherries.

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Simmer over low heat 20 minutes. Keep lid on the whole time. Serve hot or cold.

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