Cherry Cobbler Cake is a creation that is somewhere between and cobbler and a cake.It is moist and delicious using fresh cherries. Cherries take a bit of time to pit, but it is time well spent. The rest of the recipe is simple and fast, using a few pantry ingredients with no mixer required.
A simple batter is layered with fresh, sweetened cherries and baked until it is golden brown. Cherry Cobbler Cake is best served warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
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- 1½ cups fresh cherries, cut in half and pitted
- 1 ¼ cups sugar, divided
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon iodized salt
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Grease either an 8″x 11″ or 9″ x 13 ” baking pan. This is best done by rubbing vegetable shortening over the entire surface of the baking dish with a paper towel.
in a small bowl, combine the cherries with ¼ cup of the sugar. Let them sit while you prepare the batter.
In a large bowl combine the remaining cup of sugar, flour, baking powder and salt. Mix together well with a spatula.
Add the milk, vanilla, and canola oil to the flour mixture. Combine well.
Add the batter to the baking pan and smooth it out evenly using a rubber spatula.
Either spoon the cherries over the batter or place them evenly over the batter.
If you are using the 8″ x 11″ pan the baking time will be about 40 minutes. A 9″ x 13 ” pan will be about 35 minutes.