Yield: 6 Servings
|1 can||(16oz) tart red cherries|
|⅓ cup||Brown sugar|
|½ cup||Orange juice|
|½ teaspoon||Almond extract|
|1½ cup||Homemade Biscuit Mix|
|¼ teaspoon||Freshly grated nutmeg|
Drain cherries, reserving juice. Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Stir in cherry juice, orange juice, butter, and salt; cook,stirring constantly, until thickened. Stir in cherries and almond extract. For biscuit topping, combine Homemade Biscuit Mix, sugar and nutmeg. Beat egg and milk and stir into biscuit mixture until combined.
Heat cherry mixture to boiling and pour into a low 1 quart baking dish.
Drop batter by spoonfuls (about 6) on top of hot cherry mixture and bake in a preheated 350 F oven for 35-40 minutes, until biscuits are golden. Serve warm. Makes 6 servings.
Origin: Hearth and Home Companion Shared by: Sharon Stevens