Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
In saucepan melt the butter.
Take the cherries,
Slice them in half and remove the cherry pits.
Chop again in half.
In large bowl mix together milk, melted butter, flour and salt until smooth.
Add eggs one at a time and mix until incorporated.
Stir in cherries.
Coat 12 muffin cups with butter.
Fill cup 3/4 full with batter.
Bake in oven for 20 minutes
Reduce heat to 350 degrees F without opening pan and bake 10 minutes more. Do not open oven at all during baking!
Remove from oven and pierce tops with fork to let out steam.
Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving. Because popovers are not made with sugar they are not particularily sweet. Cut them in half and spread with your favorite fruit jam or honey.