3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 cup all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ cup milk
1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup boiling water
3 ½ cups fresh cherries, pitted
¾ cup white sugar
-Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
-Place cherries in the bottom of a 9-inch square pan.
-Mix 3/4 cup sugar, butter, flour, salt, baking powder, and milk together in a bowl. Spread dough over cherries.
-Combine 1 cup sugar and cornstarch in a small bowl. Stir in boiling water. Pour mixture over dough.
-Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Serve warm.