Cherries Hot

Preparation info
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Appears in
English Provincial Cooking

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1980

  • About

Panperdy (a corruption of Pain Perdu, lost bread) was made from Norman times. Cherries Hot derives from it.


  • ¾ lb (360 g) stoned ripe cherries, white or black
  • 1


Beat the egg into the milk with 1 tablespoon (15 g) of the sugar. Cut the bread slices in half and soak in the egg and milk for 5 minutes, changing the top slice to the bottom after 2 or 3 minutes so th