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bing cherry pie

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Dark, decadent and absolutely delicious, this dessert can’t be beat! Served à la mode, this is a sweet treat to enjoy this summer…

yield 8 servings
prep time 30 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For bing cherry pie

  • 5 c
    bing cherries, washed, stems removed, pitted and halved
  • 2 Tbsp
    cherry brandy (substitute cherry simple syrup)
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2
    9-inch pie crusts
  • 1 Tbsp
    cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1
    egg wash (1 egg mixed with 1 tbsp. milk)

How To Make bing cherry pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400ºF
  • 2
    In a large bowl, add prepared cherries and pour in Cherry brandy (substitute Cherry Simple Syrup) let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Add, sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice and salt; stir to combine and coat the cherries.
  • 4
    Using a slotted spoon, add the mixture to a 9-inch pie shell, trying to keep all the liquid behind; set aside.
  • 5
    Pour the liquid into a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook until the sauce thickens, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and let it cool off for 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Pour the sauce over the cherries, dot the filling with butter and place another pie dough on top. Crimp the edges and brush egg wash all over. Make a few vents to allow the steam to escape.
  • 7
    Transfer pie on a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat and place a crust shield.
  • 8
    Transfer to the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes. Decrease the heat to 375ºF and bake for an additional 30 minutes.
  • 9
    Remove from the heat and let the pie cool on a wire rack before serving.
  • 10
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