Top O’ the Morn Cherry Cake

Top O' the Morn Cherry Cake


1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
4 eggs, beaten
1 cup green maraschino cherry syrup
1/2 cup lemon juice
1-quart milk
1/2 cup chopped green maraschino cherries, drained (about 20 cherries)
1 2.5 ounce package ladyfingers (about 8 ladyfingers, cut in half)
1 cup heavy cream, whipped
Green Cherries


Combine sugar, cornstarch, and gelatin; mix well. Combine eggs, cherry syrup, lemon juice, and milk; mix well. Gradually add to gelatin mixture. Heat to boiling point over low heat, stirring constantly. Chill until slightly thickened. Fold in chopped cherries. Arrange ladyfingers around sides of 8-inch springform pan. Fill with cherry mixture. Chill until firm. Unmold. Garnish with cream and green cherries. 

Yield 6 to 8 servings. 

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