Cherry Filled Cake Squares
Cherry Filled Cake Squares is a lacto ovo vegetarian dessert. This recipe makes 24 servings with 192 calories, 4g of protein, and 6g of fat each. This recipe covers 5% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe from Taste of Home requires active yeast, egg yolks, butter, and half-and-half cream. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 55 minutes. Users who liked this recipe also liked Cherry-Filled Lemon Cake, Chocolate Cherry Cake Squares, and Fruit Filled Gluten-Free Oatmeal Squares.
Drain cherries; reserve 1 cup of the juice. Set aside. In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in cherry juice. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more.
Remove from heat; stir in butter, extract, food coloring and cherries. Set aside to cool.
Dissolve yeast in warm milk.
Cut butter into flour, sugar and salt.
Add yeast mixture and egg yolks; mix thoroughly. If needed, add additional flour to make a soft dough. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 10 times. Divide dough in half.
Roll half the dough into a 17-in. x 11-in. rectangle. Carefully transfer to a greased 17-1/2-in. x 11-1/2-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
Spread cooled cherry filling over dough.
Roll out second portion of dough to 17-in. x 11-in. rectangle. Carefully place over cherry filling. Press edges together to seal. Cover and allow to rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
Bake at 350° about 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.
Combine topping ingredients except nuts and spread over uncut surface. Top with nuts and cut into squares.
Recommended wine: Cream Sherry, Port, Moscato Dasti
Cream Sherry, Port, and Moscato d'Asti are great choices for Cake. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. One wine you could try is NV Solera Cream Sherry. It has 4.5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 17 dollars.
NV Solera Cream SherryThe Solera Cream Sherry has a brilliant amber and deep copper hue. With butterscotch and pecan aromas, the sweet salted nut and brown spice aromas carry a complex caramel accent. A sweet entry leads to a rounded, lush, moderately full-bodied palate with a lengthy, flavorful finish.