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Cherry Squares

  Unsifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 6 Tablespoon (3/4 Stick)
  Eggs 6 , separated
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon 1⁄2 , rind grated
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cherries/1 can of 16 ounces sweet, pitted cherries, well drained 1 Pound, stemmed and pitted

1. Preheat the oven to moderate (375°). Grease and flour a 15 x 10 x 1-inch jelly-roll pan.
2. Sift together the flour and baking powder onto a piece of wax paper. Set aside.
3. Melt the butter in a small saucepan.
4. Beat the egg yolks, sugar, lemon rind and vanilla in a large bowl with an electric mixer until the yolks are light and cream colored, for 4 to 5 minutes. Mix in the melted butter.
5. Beat the egg whites with the salt in a large bowl with an electric mixer with clean beaters until stiff peaks form.
6. Carefully fold the flour mixture into the egg yolk mixture. Stir in one-third of the beaten whites. Fold in the remaining whites; do not overmix. Spread the batter evenly in the prepared pan; the batter should be about 1/2 inch thick. Drop the cherries onto the batter, distributing them evenly.
7. Bake the square in the preheated moderate oven (375°) for 15 minutes or until golden brown and the top springs back when lightly touched with your fingertip. Cool the pan on a wire rack. Cut into 12 equal squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 218 Calories from Fat 77

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.5%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.9 mg40.6%

Sodium 109.4 mg4.6%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 21.8 g

Protein 5 g9.4%

Vitamin A 6.7% Vitamin C 7.5%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 6.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cherry Squares Recipe