Canned cherries, 1 can,
Milk, 1 cup,
Sugar, 1 tablespoon,
Melted butter, 1 tablespoon,
Sifted flour, 2 1/2 cups,
Baking-powder, 1 heaping teaspoon,
Salt, 1/2 teaspoon.
Beat together all the ingredients, except the cherries; then stir in the cherries which have been drained from their syrup.
Turn this into a mold and steam it for 2 hours. Serve it with a sauce made with the drained syrup, sweetened, and slightly thickened.