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Sweet Cherry Pie
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8 INGREDIENTS • 11 STEPS • 1HR 10MINS

Sweet Cherry Pie

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This sweet cherry pie is always a winner! The filling is nice and thick, sweet and syrupy (not cloyingly sweet though), and with lots of whole fruits. Canned pie fillings stand absolutely no chance next to this homemade cherry pie filling from scratch.
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Sweet and Savory by Shinee
Hi, I'm Shinee. I create finger food, bite-size desserts, cakes, and cocktails, in short, party food!
http://www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com/
This sweet cherry pie is always a winner! The filling is nice and thick, sweet and syrupy (not cloyingly sweet though), and with lots of whole fruits. Canned pie fillings stand absolutely no chance next to this homemade cherry pie filling from scratch.
1HR 10MINS
Total Time
$1.12
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
8
US / Metric
Pie Crust
1 pckg
Pie Crust
Cherry
4 cups
Cherries
Corn Starch
1/4 cup
Salt
1/4 tsp
Almond Extract
1/2 tsp
Almond Extract
Lemon
1
Lemon, juiced
1 Tbsp juice needed
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
379
Fat
14.6 g
Protein
2.5 g
Carbs
60.9 g
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Hi, I'm Shinee. I create finger food, bite-size desserts, cakes, and cocktails, in short, party food!
http://www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com/
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step 1
Divide Pie Crust (1 pckg) in half and refrigerate for at least one hour.
step 1 Divide Pie Crust (1 pckg) in half and refrigerate for at least one hour.
step 2
Roll out one half into a 10 to 11-inch circle on floured surface. Transfer onto the pie pan. Cut the extra dough hanging over the edges. Put it back into the fridge.
step 2 Roll out one half into a 10 to 11-inch circle on floured surface. Transfer onto the pie pan. Cut the extra dough hanging over the edges. Put it back into the fridge.
step 3
Pit the Cherries (4 cups) and place in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil.
step 3 Pit the Cherries (4 cups) and place in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil.
step 4
In a separate bowl, mix together Salt (1/4 tsp), Corn Starch (1/4 cup), and Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup).
step 4 In a separate bowl, mix together Salt (1/4 tsp), Corn Starch (1/4 cup), and Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup).
step 5
Add sugar mixture, Almond Extract (1/2 tsp), Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp), and the juice from Lemon (1) to the boiling cherry. Mix well.
step 5 Add sugar mixture, Almond Extract (1/2 tsp), Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp), and the juice from Lemon (1) to the boiling cherry. Mix well.
step 6
Reduce the heat to low. Simmer the cherry mixture stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat and cool for a few minutes.
step 6 Reduce the heat to low. Simmer the cherry mixture stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat and cool for a few minutes.
step 7
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 8
Bring out the other half of the pie dough and roll out into 9 to 10-inch circle.
step 8 Bring out the other half of the pie dough and roll out into 9 to 10-inch circle.
step 9
Pour the cherry filling into the pie pan. Dot with butter cubes and cover with top crust. Cut the extra dough hanging over the edges. Make 3 small slits in the middle and brush some heavy cream over the top crust.
step 9 Pour the cherry filling into the pie pan. Dot with butter cubes and cover with top crust. Cut the extra dough hanging over the edges. Make 3 small slits in the middle and brush some heavy cream over the top crust.
step 10
Bake for about 45-50 minutes, or until golden brown. Let it cool completely before serving.
step 10 Bake for about 45-50 minutes, or until golden brown. Let it cool completely before serving.
step 11
Serve with whipped cream, or better yet, vanilla ice cream!
step 11 Serve with whipped cream, or better yet, vanilla ice cream!
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Dairy-Free
4th of July
Christmas
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
Summer
Thanksgiving
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