Description Edit

Cherries v03

Cherry pie is both sweet and tart and is another favorite summer pie. Be sure to use "pie cherries" also known as sour cherries to bake the best tasting cherry pie. Pie cherries are usually sold canned, packed in water, in the baking aisle of your grocery store.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  2. Prepare double pie crust for an 8-inch pie.
  3. Mix together cherries, cornstarch, almond extract and red food coloring.
  4. Pour into the prepared pie crust.
  5. Dot with butter or margarine.
  6. Top with pie crust.
  7. Crimp and seal.
  8. Cut slits in top of pie crust.
  9. Bake for 40 to 60 minutes or until light brown.
  10. The pie filling will be bubbling through the slits when the pie is done baking.

Tips Edit

  • Line a baking sheet with foil and place the pie plate on top of it to prevent pie filling from spilling onto oven floor.

Things You'll Need Edit

  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • 8-inch pie plate
  • Mixing spoon

Sources and Citations Edit

  • Family Fare: A Guide to Good Nutrition, #1, USDA
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