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Tasty Tuesday - Cherry Pie

Posted by Claudia Moser on 5:41 AM in ,

Ingredients
1-1/4 cups sugar
1/3 cup cornstarch
1 cup cherry juice blend
4 cups fresh tart cherries, pitted or frozen pitted tart cherries, thawed
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon almond extract

PASTRY:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup shortening
5 to 7 tablespoons cold water

Directions
In a large saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in cherry juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Add the cherries, cinnamon, nutmeg and extract; set aside.
In a large bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add cold water, tossing with a fork until a ball forms. Divide pastry in half so that one ball is slightly larger than the other.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out larger ball to fit a 9-in. pie plate. Transfer pastry to pie plate; trim even with edge of plate. Add filling. Roll out remaining pastry; make a lattice crust. Trim, seal and flute edges.
Bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 375°; bake 45-50 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.


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10 Comments


Not a huge fan of cherry's but for some reason this picture still makes me want a peice.


Es schaut sehr lecker aus, so nehme ich dann mal ein kleines St├╝ckchen...

Servus
CL


Oh, looks SO yummy♡♡♡ We don't see cherries much here in Japan. So pity.
Love you always from Japan, xoxo Miyako*


That is one gorgeous pie, Claudia.
Karen


@Luan - love cakes, but taking a break at the moment!
@CL - immer gerne!
@Miyako - I thought you have cherries, hm ...
@Karen - thanks!


Sounds delicious! We I was a young bride we had a cherry tree in the front yard and I used to bake cherry pies with fresh cherries. Unfortunately, the house nor the cherry tree are still there.


oh yum..that looks PERFECT!!!


@KAT - sad, but think of the lovely pies you had :)
@Annmarie - yes, mine was not so brilliant :) that is why I used another picture! Shame on me, right? :)))


What a gorgeous pie! Thanks for sharing at Share-It Saturday's. Hope you come back soon!


@Erin - will do, you had a great party :)

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