20 November 2009

Pops Favorite Dessert

Cherry pie is one of Pops favorite desserts and I made one for Friday night gathering of the body of Christ. I saved a slice for him and boy, was he pleased. Well now you can enjoy this little slice of heaven by following this recipe. Serve it to your family and friends. It will just melt in their mouths.

Oven 450

Cherry Pie
1 cup sugar
¼ cup AP flour
½ cup juice from cherries
3 cups drained, canned, pitted, tart red cherries
1 Tbl soft butter
4 drops almond extract
Pastry for 9-inch lattice-top-pie

Combine sugar, flour, and ¼ tsp salt; stir in juice. Cook and and stir over medium heat till thick; cook one minute longer. Add cherries, butter, extract, and 10 drops food coloring. Let stand; make pastry. Line 9-inch pie plate with pastry; fill. Top with lattice crust. Flute edges. Bake in very hot oven (450) 10 min. reduce heat to 350 and bake about 45 min more.


Mildred said...

Thank you so much for the recipe. We love cherry pie! I hope you have a very nice weekend.

Kimberly said...

I have tasted this pie, and it is delicious!! Especially when it is hot right out of the oven. Anne, you are a pie maker extrodinar!

Mrs. Mike said...

Pantsie, your mama is not much of a cherry pie eater but this one was delish! You are really learning that 'feel' for a pastry to bake out flakey and light. Way to go!