The meringue shells (steps 1 through 4) can be made several days in advance and stored in an airtight container at room temperature. When you're ready to assemble the individual desserts, proceed to step 5.
CRISP 'krisp\a baked concoction of sweetened fruit with a crumbly topping. Ours has more than a pound and a half of pitted sour cherries. Some debate whether the topping should include oats. Ours does, plus pistachios and the traditional brown sugar, butter, and flour. There's no disputing the results: tangy, sugary fruit and lots of crunch.
Frozen cherries become juicy and intense when baked into this tender cake. Frozen berries are a great way to savor summer fruit in the fall. Try this cake with blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, or a combination thereof.