Cherry Pudding Cake

Sweet cherries are great just eating them as they are. However, we picked so much cherries that I have to bake something with them. I found this recipe which uses sweet cherries. It’s a pudding cake.

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This pudding cake is so juicy that juices over run onto my oven. So, if you would like to attempt this recipe, use a bigger pan or put an aluminum foil lined baking sheet below your pan to catch the juices.

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups cherries, pitted, thawed if frozen
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (necessary)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup boiling water

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I must say that the most tedious part of this recipe is pitting the cherries.

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