How to make it

  • Thoroughly grease 8-cup tube mold or heat-proof bowl.
  • Stir together bread crumbs, 3/4 cup sugar, flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl.
  • Stir together egg yolks, 1 1/2 cups cherry pie filling, butter,
  • almond extract and food color in medium bowl; add to crumb mixture, stirringgently until well blended.
  • Beat egg whites in another large bowl until foamy; gradually add remaining 1/4 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Fold about 1/3 beaten whites into cherry mixture, blending thoroughly.
  • Fold in remaining egg whites; gently fold in small chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter into prepared tube mold.
  • (If mold is open at top, cover opening with foil; grease top of foil.)
  • Cover mold with wax paper and foil; tie securely with string.
  • Place a rack in a large kettle; pour water into kettle to top of rack.
  • Heat water to boiling; place mold on rack. Cover kettle; steam over simmering water about 1 1/2 hours or until wooden pick inserted comes out clean.
  • (Additional water may be needed during steaming.)
  • Remove from heat; cool in pan 5 minutes.
  • Remove cover; unmold onto serving plate.
  • Serve warm with Cherry Whipped Cream.
  • Cherry Whipped Cream: Beat 1 cup (1/2 pt.) cold whipping cream with 1/4 cup powdered sugar in medium bowl until stiff; fold in pie filling remaining from pudding (about 1/2 cup) and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract.

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    " It was excellent "
    herby ate it and said...
    Love cherries!
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  • 22566 9 years ago
    Steamed Puddings shouts Christmas to me.

    This one sounds very,very good.


    Kind Regards
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  • otterpond 9 years ago
    Cherry anything rules!
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Mmmmm... love everything cherry! This sounds absolutely yummy!
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