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Great Cherry Pie

Baking this classic favorite is as easy as pie. This pie has all the sweet and juicy filling you want out of a cherry pie. It is the cherry on top of all your dessert recipes. 

Great Cherry Pie


For 8 people

  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) pitted sour cherries
  • 1 cup(s) white sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/3 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) almond extract


1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Make pastry and refrigerate.
2. Drain cherries, reserving 1 cup liquid. In a saucepan combine sugar, flour and salt. Stir in cherry liquid and bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes allowing mixture will thicken.
3. When mixture has thickened, add butter, almond extract, and cherries. Cover and refrigerate mixture.
4. On covered surface, roll out half of the pastry into an 11 inch circle. Put into 9 inch pie dish. Roll other half of pastry into another 11 inch circle. With a knife or pastry wheel, cut eight 1/2 inch strips.
5. Pour cooled cherry filling into pie dish. Place pastry strips horizontally, then vertically, across the top of the pie and lightly brush with egg yolk. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, and cool before serving.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 286.14 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 1.74g
  • Sodium (mg): 178.87mg
  • Carbs: 45.18g
  • Fat: 11.11g
  • Saturated fat (g): 3.93g
  • Proteins: 2.77g