Homemade Cherry Pie

Elaine Bovender

By
@Elaine55

Nothing beats a good, homemade cherry pie! Enjoy!


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Serves:

Makes a 9 inch, double crust pie

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 can(s)
tart pitted cherries, 15.5 ounce size
3/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
plus one tablespoon corn starch
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 c
juice from the cherries
1/2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
butter
1/2 tsp
almond extract
5
drops red food coloring (optional)
pastry for double-crust, 9 inch pie. you may use prepared crust or use your favorite recipe. i use my fool-proof pie crust recipe. Fool-Proof Pie Crust

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees
2
Drain cherries, reserving one cup of the juice from the cherries. Set aside.
3
In a medium sauce pan, add 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon. Mix together well, removing any lumps. Add cherry juice and stir. Cook over medium heat until smooth and thickened.
4
Remove from heat and gently fold in cherries, 1/2 cup sugar, butter, almond extract and food coloring. Pour into bottom pie shell. Place pie shell on top, sealing and crimping edges.
5
Brush pie crust with milk and sprinkle with raw sugar. Cut a few small slits in the top to allow steam to escape. Cover sealed edges with strips of aluminum foil to prevent over-baking.
6
Put pie in preheated oven and bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides, Pies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom