Cherry Pie or Kuchen

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 qt. ripe cherries
  • 1 yolk of egg
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • ½ cup sugar


Wash cherries, stem and then place in colander over dish to catch the juice. Take a new steel hairpin, insert bent end in the stem end of cherry, loosen, and draw out the stone. Place thin layer of Kuchen Dough, or Cookie Dough, on shallow pan, sprinkle top with bread crumbs. Spread cherries over evenly. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Beat yolk well, add the cream and cherry juice and pour over all. Bake in a hot oven until well browned at the bottom.