2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 lb. butter or margarine
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 can cherry pie filling
Crumble in bowl with fork: Flour, sugar, salt and 1/2 lb. butter or margarine. Crumble this mixture with a fork. Add 1/2 tsp. baking powder to this mixture. Reserve (set aside) 2 Tablespoons of this mixture in a small bowl.
In a separate bowl, mix to combine milk, eggs and vanilla. Add this liquid mixture to the large portion of the dry mixture. Mix.
Spread this batter into a GREASED 9 X 13 pan. Pour can of cherry filling on top. Then crumble 2 Tablespoons reserved over cherry filling. Bake for 45-50 minutes in a 350 degree oven until edges are brown.
Batter also makes blueberry muffins. Create batter as described and add 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries. This will make 2 dozen muffins or 1 dozen muffins and an 8″ square blueberry cake. For just 1 dozen muffins, halve the batter/blueberry amount. Bake in 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until edges are brown.