2/20/17

Washington's Cherry Breakfast Cobbler #PresidentsDayRecipe

It's President's Day and the perfect time to get together with other blogs to celebrate! We are all sharing Presidential themed recipes, and the perfect reason to  share Washington's Cherry Breakfast Cobbler! It's not only scrumptious, it is easy to make and perfect to take to morning meeting or potluck.

Cherry Cobbler
 The antique pink china plate is from my Grandmother, and the antique white milk glass bowl from my step mom. 
Fun Fact! George Washington is my first cousin.. ok 7 times removed!  His mother and my ancestor were sisters! Now how cool is that! When I had a chance to share Presidential themed recipes on President's day, I knew I had to do a recipe with my cousin in mind, and Cherry's seemed natural with the story of him chopping down the Cherry tree, even if it wasn't really an accurate story! ha ha..

Cherry Cobbler

But, this Cherry Breakfast Cobbler Coffee Cake from Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen, is just really delicious and will please a crowd for sure! 

Jan's Tip: I reserved a little bit of the cherry pie filling from the cobbler, (probably just under 1/4 cup)  and scooped the pie filling "goo"away from the remaining cherries and stirred it into some of the icing. I drizzled half the vanilla icing over the cobbler and then stirred in the pie filling in the remaining half of the icing, and drizzled cherry icing over the top of as a final "cherry pink" glaze. (For the photo shoot, I did bump up the pink just a tad with a 1 drop of red food coloring). 

Let's get to it!

Cherry Breakfast Cobbler 

Ingredients:
1 box yellow cake mix
2/3 cup milk + 1 Tblsp milk for making icing
2 large eggs
1 can cherry pie filling
1/3 cup butter-cold 
1 cup powdered sugar

Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 350 °, grease a 11x7 or 9x13 baking dish
  • In mixing bowl, measure 1 1/2 cups of the cake mix. Add in 2/3 cup milk and eggs. Stir well.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Pour cherry pie filling over top of batter, distributing evenly, but won't cover completely
  • In separate bowl, cut butter into remaining cake mix with pastry cutter or two forks until crumbly.
  • Sprinkle Butter crumble over filling.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes till golden brown or till done.
  • Drizzle with icing glaze: See below: 
Icing Glaze: 
Whisk powdered sugar and milk together for icing. Start with 1 tbsp. first and mix until you can’t mix any more before adding any more liquid. 

Jan's Tip: Go for a thick icing.. it will stick to the top of the cake, and wait till it is cooled completely before drizzling it, or it will just sink into the cake and although delicious, won't "look" iced.

Here are some other Presidential recipes to try out too!


#SoupWeek
Happy #President's Day
We are sharing recipes that honor our past presidents and their birthdays.



3 comments:

  1. I love genealogy and how fun to say you're related to our first President! I'm sure he would approve of this breakfast cobbler. Looks delicious.

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  2. What pretty pictures!! Well, happy Presidents Day to your cousin! This looks like a lovely way to honor him. I love that you used some of the cherry filling to color and flavor the glaze. I know I would love a healthy helping of this for sure!

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  3. Well that is a fun little tidbit of knowledge!! Makes me want to track my family tree...with my luck I'm probably related to Benedict Arnold LOL

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