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Ingredients1 h 50 m servings 408 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- To make dough: In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or two knives, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk, a little at a time, and mix well. Knead briefly. Set aside.
- For filling: In a medium bowl, stir together cherries, sugar, cinnamon and lemon zest until well mixed.
- On a floured surface, roll the dough into a rectangle 1/4 inch thick. Brush with melted butter. Spread the cherry filling evenly over the surface of the dough, leaving 1/2 inch around the edges. Roll up the dough, starting at a short end, and pinch together all the edges so that the juice will not escape. Wrap roll in a kitchen towel or cheesecloth and tie loosely.
- Place in a steamer or colander over boiling water, cover and steam for 90 minutes, until dough is firm. Remove cloth, slice and serve.
Per Serving: 408 calories; 13.8 g fat; 66.8 g carbohydrates; 5.8 g protein; 12 mg cholesterol; 607 mg sodium. Full nutrition