Category : Desserts
Author : Olga Drozd
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Date : 19/06/2003
Ukrainian Chereshnyanyk Cherry bars:Any fresh fruit may be used with this pastry base. For quick and sure results use a canned cherry pie filling.2 cups sifted flour3/4 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon salt3/4 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup butter1 tablespoon lemon juice1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind1 cup light creamCherries, sugaredFlour
Sift the flour with the dry ingredients. Cut in the butter. Combine the lemon juice, rind, and cream; add to the flour mixture. Mix lightly. This dough should be soft.Spoon it into a buttered 9x14 inch cake pan and pat gently, elevating the sides to hold the filling.Fill with sugared cherries or a can of cherry pie filling and bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees F.) for 35 minutes, or until done.Cool and cut into squares. When using very juicy fruit, add a little flour to it to prevent the juice from running out.
Also called Shaddock and Chinese grapefruit, pummelo is eaten fresh, in salads, or used in jams, jellies, marmalades and syrups.
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