I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Cherry Pie

It that time of the year when fresh Cherries are in season.   Fresh Cherry Pie is so good and very easy to make.

(serves 8)

*2 crust pie recipe or refrigerator pie crust
*4 1/2 cups sour cherries (or sweet cherries), pitted
*1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
*5 tablespoons cornstarch
*1/4 teaspoon almond extract
*1 teaspoon granulated sugar or cinnamon sugar

~In a small bowl, mix 4 1/2 cups sugar & corn starch.
~Set aside.
~Put cherries into a medium saucepan and cook covered over medium heat for about 20-30 minutes (to cook down cherries some).
~Remove from heat.
~Mix sugar mixture into cherries.
~Add almond extract.
~Return to stove, and cook over low heat until mixture is thicken (pie filling thick).  Stir often.
~Remove from heat and let cool.
~Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
~Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface to fit a 9" pie pan.
~Place bottom crust in pie plate.
~Roll out top crust and set aside.
~Pour into pie plate.
~Cover with top crust.
~Seal the edges & cut slits into the top crust.
~Sprinkle 1 teaspoon sugar/cinnamon sugar over crust.
~Place aluminum foil around edges of crust.
~Bake for 40 minutes.
~Remove aluminum foil from crust edges.
~Bake for another 10 minutes.
~Remove from oven and cool completely before cutting.

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