|Pitted tart red cherries||1 Can (10 oz)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , slightly beaten|
Combine cherries, 11/2 cup sugar and tapioca; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is clear and thickened.
Add 2 tablespoons butter; pour into 10x6- inch baking dish.
Combine flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, baking powder and salt; cut in remaining butter.
Blend milk and egg; add to dry ingredients.
Drop dough by spoonfuls over hot fruit.
Sprinkle with remaining sugar.
Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.