How to make it

  • Cream the shortening and sugar.
  • Beat well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time.
  • Add vanilla and almond flavouring.
  • Sift the dry ingredients together and add gradually to creamed mixture.
  • Save back a little more than one cup of batter.
  • Spread the rest in an 11 x 17 inch greased pan.
  • Spread the pie filling over the batter.
  • Spoon the remaining one cup of batter in small islands over the cherry layer.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes.
  • Sprinkle top with powdered sugar.
  • Cut into squares when cool.

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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    I'd love this with a cup of tea anytime! Why wait for the holidays? Thank you for the recipe! It sounds delicious!
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  • momo_55grandma 10 years ago
    Good recipe Lor
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  • invisiblechef 10 years ago
    The picture is gorgeous, and the recipe is simple enough, I'm going to tweak it around just a bit, as I don't use margarine and I'm going to use a spelt flour. Can't wait as I've never baked with a cherry pie filling before.

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  • dixiejet 10 years ago
    I LOVE cherries,too ! Making this real soon !
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  • lor 10 years ago
    Hi Mama and yes, yummmmmmmmmm... I love this dessert but then I love cherries.
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    " It was excellent "
    organicmama ate it and said...
    Yum Lor!
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