We perfect two classic summer American desserts.
What could be more all-American than strawberry shortcake? But sometimes this classic summer fare can go terribly wrong. And cherry cobbler can have its own problems—sweet Bing cherries become insipid...
Most cherry cobblers are no more than canned pie filling topped with heavy biscuits. We wanted fresh fruit flavor paired with a tender biscuit topping.
For a light, rich, cakelike biscuit, add an egg and use just enough rich milk to bind the dough.
Why does baking soda increase browning?
Fresh sour cherries may be the best option for baking but they are available only for a few weeks during the summer. What’s the best option at other times of the year when making cherry cobbler?
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