Cherry Cobbler

Ingredients

4 cups pitted cherries

½ cup sugar

2 tablespoons cornstarch

2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

⅓ cup packed brown sugar

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

1 egg, beaten

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

⅔ cup low-fat buttermilk

Vanilla ice cream, for serving (optional)

Slow Cooker Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the cherries, sugar, and cornstarch.
  2. Coat the slow cooker with cooking spray and pour in the cherry mixture.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the egg and add the butter and buttermilk.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix just to combine.
  6. Spoon the batter over the cherries.
  7. Cover, and cook on LOW for 4 hours, or on HIGH for 2 hours, until the batter is cooked through. 
  8. Serve with ice cream, if desired.

Dutch Oven Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In your Dutch oven, combine the cherries, sugar, and cornstarch.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the egg and add the butter and buttermilk.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, and mix just to combine.
  6. Spoon the batter over the cherries.
  7. Cover, and bake for 45 minutes, until the batter is cooked through.
  8. Serve with ice cream, if desired.
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