Jewel's StoryThis is a recipe from The Foster's Market Cookbook, their specialty is cherries. I really like Chess Pie and though I haven't tried this recipe the picture is awesome. I have been looking for Sour Cherry Recipes. There is a tree between me and my next door neighbor. It's beautiful when it blooms then the red cherries are lovely when pulling into my drive. I froze some of the cherries and am wanting to use them. I've never cooked much with Sour Cherries but did make cobblers in the spring this year. I believe this recipe would be very tasty and attractive to look at.
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
eggs, slightly beaten
grated zest and juice of 2 lemons
butter, unsalted, melted and cooled
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pure vanilla extract
red sour pitted cherries
1 unbaked 9" pie shell
1Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2Combine the sugar, cornmeal, and flour in a bowl and stir until blended.
3Add the lemon zest, lemon juice, butter, cream, and vanilla to mix until well blended.
4Place the cherries in the bottom of the chilled, unbaked pie crust.
5Pour the filling on top of the cherries. Bake 50-55 minutes, or until top is golden brown and a tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
6Cool the pie completely on a baking rack before slicing.
Stephanie Dodd skeen - Nov 15, 2010
I love chess pie and I think this is a keeper with the sour cherries Ms. Jewel! Thanks so much!
Jewel Hall 0124 - Nov 15, 2010
You are quiet welcome Stephanie. I made it today and it turned out well. The only thing different I cooked it about 10 minutes longer. Could be my oven temp a little off. My stove is not old but my son questioned if the temperature might be a little off. The looks and taste was right on target.....Jewel
'Ria Murphy Just_Ria - Nov 15, 2010
Jewel! This sounds amazing! Think I could use choke cherries for it? Thank you so much!
Jewel Hall 0124 - Nov 16, 2010
Ria, I don't know what choke cherries are but if they are eatable it should be okay to use them. They come to the top during the cooking process and it looks quiet attractive....Jewel
Stephanie Dodd skeen - Nov 16, 2010
I am excited about this recipe Ms. Jewel!! I love love love chess pie and these cherries can only enhance it!!! Thanks so much