Best Cherry Pie Recipe

Best Cherry Pie Recipe

Total Time

01:25 mins

Preparation 00:30 mins

Cooking 00:55 mins

Recipe ingredients:

  • 1 1⁄4 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2 (14 1/2 ounce) canspitted tart cherries, drained and reserving 1/2 cup juice
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 pastry for a double-crust 9-inch pie

Preparation of the recipe:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Drain cherries, reserving 1/2 cup juice.

Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.

Combine cherry juice, food coloring, almond extract and lemon juice.

Add to dry ingredients, mixing well.

Add cherries and mix well again.

Add butter and let stand for 15 minutes.

Pour cherry mixture into pie crust and finish top with lattice work pie crust.

Bake for 50 to 55 minutes.

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