How to Make Cherry Popovers Recipe

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Cherry Popover Recipe Description

Popovers are a tasty pastry made from doughy egg batter and filled with cherries. Use fresh cherries from your own cherry tree, for a real treat the whole family will enjoy. Make this Cherry Popover recipe for dessert tonight!

Yield: 12 popovers

Did You Know? There are over 1,000 varieties of cherries. The state of Washington produces about 62 % of the total production of cherries.

Cherry Popover Recipe Ingredients

3 eggs

1 1/2 cups milk

1 1/2 cups flour (all-purpose or whole wheat)

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

2/3 cups fresh, pitted cherries

Cherry Popover Recipe Directions

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine milk, flour, salt, and melted butter.

  2. Beat until just smooth.

  3. Beat in eggs, one at a time.

  4. Stir in pitted cherries.

  5. Allow batter to rest for 15 minutes.

  6. While the batter is resting, pre-heat the oven to 450 ° F.

  7. Generously grease 12 muffin cups.

  8. Grease the muffin tin slots. Above the cups, so the popovers won’t stick if they rise over the cups.

  9. Fill cups 3/4 full, leaving plenty of room to rise.

  10. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes.

  11.  Without opening the oven, lower the heat to 350 ° F, and bake another 10 minutes, until the popovers are brown and puffed.

  12. Remove from oven.

  13. Carefully pierce muffins to allow the steam to escape.

  14. Allow to cool in the pan for 5 minutes.

  15. Remove from the pan and serve warm.

Tip: You can also dust the tops of the popovers with powdered sugar. Simply sprinkle a little powdered sugar on top, just as you remove the popovers from the oven.

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