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Try This Great Cherry Pie Recipe With Fresh Cherries


Try This Great Cherry Pie Recipe With Fresh Cherries

Cherry pie is one of the more popular fruit pie flavors. It often gets overshadowed by apple and peach, but if you ask around it won't take you too long to find someone who likes cherry pie. Making your own cherry pie is actually quite easy, as this recipe demonstrates.

Many recipes call for cherry pie filling. Cherry pie filling is a convenient way to make cherry pie. Sometimes, it's your only option if fresh cherries aren't available. This recipe uses cherries to make a filling from scratch. You can use whatever cherries you want, but note that you'll want to add extra sugar if you're using sour cherries.

There are only a handful of ingredients for this recipe. For the crust, you can either use a store-bought pastry or make your own. Make sure the pastry is for a double crust pie! This pie will take close to an hour to bake, so make sure you set aside enough time if you're planning on serving this pie at a specific time.

If your family has never tried cherry pie before, this is a great way to introduce them to it. Cherry pie aficionados will also love this recipe for how much it highlights the unique flavor of this fruit. The next time you find fresh cherries in the store, grab them and make this pie!

Cherry Pie


1 cup sugar (1 1/4 cup if using sour cherries)
4 cups fresh pitted cherries
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup flour
Pastry for a double crust pie


1. Mix the sugar, cherries, cinnamon, and flour together.

2. Pour mixture into a pastry-lined 9 inch pie pan. Place top crust on pie, cut slits in top to vent, and pinch the edges of the crust to flute.

3. Brush top of crust with milk and sprinkle with sugar.

3. Bake at 425 degrees F for 25 minutes, then reduce heat to 350F and bake for an additional 25 to 30 minutes.

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