Cherry Slices

Recipe

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, at room temperature
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling
1/4 cup powdered sugar, for dusting
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Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 11×17-inch rimmed baking sheet (or use non-stick cooking spray). Set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour,
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baking powder,
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and salt.
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Set aside.
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Place the butter
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and both sugars
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in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment
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and beat on medium speed until creamy. Add the eggs,
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one at a time,
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and mix on low-speed until well blended. Add the vanilla
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and almond extract,
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Add the flour mixture, a little at a time,
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and beat until smooth.
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Reserve 1 cup of the batter.
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Spread the remaining batter in the baking sheet.
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Spoon the cherry pie filling over the top.
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Drop the reserved cup of batter by teaspoonfuls over the pie filling. It should look uneven.
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When baked, the batter on the bottom rises and creates reservoirs of cherry filling.

Bake for 30-35 minutes, until the batter begins to turn golden. Remove from the oven and let cool completely.
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Dust with powdered sugar.

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Cut into 2-inch squares.
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2 thoughts on “Cherry Slices

  1. where can i find a sugar container like yours,love love love it. i’ve been following you for quite some time love your recipes. have to scale back some as i’m only cooking for one,but sometimes i do have leftovers.

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