Celebrate Presidents' Day or surprise your Valentine with this quick and easy cherry dessert!
Yield: 6 servings
*Toast coconut (see instructions below).
Pour cherry filling into an 8-inch, round microwave-safe dish. Sprinkle with almond extract. Spread mixture evenly in dish.
In a small bowl, combine toasted coconut, oats, flour, brown sugar and cinnamon; mix well.
Cut in butter with a fork until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle oat mixture over cherry filling.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 6 to 8 minutes (rotating dish twice), or until filling is hot and bubbly.
Cool slightly and serve over sliced pound cake.
*To toast coconut:
Heat oven to 350 F. Spread coconut in a thin layer in shallow baking pan. Bake 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown.
Store any leftover coconut tightly closed in refrigerator.
Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.