Ingredients

How to make it

  • Heat oven to 425*F.
  • Roll out half the pastry and line a 9-inch pie plate
  • Drain cherries and reserve 1/2 cup of the juice
  • Mix together sugar, flour, and salt in a saucepan
  • Gradually add the 1/2 cup cherry juice; mix until smooth
  • Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened
  • Remove from heat and stir in the almond extract and red food coloring
  • Pour into lined pie plate, dot top with butter
  • Roll out rest of pastry and place over cherries
  • Trim and flute edge
  • Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until crust is brown

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  • shibattou 8 years ago
    The "cherry liquid" is the liquid you reserve when you drain the canned, water-pack, sour cherries mentioned in item #1 of the ingredients. Hope you enjoy the pie...
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  • hopscotch 8 years ago
    Never seen a recipe such as this, so where do you purchase "cherry liquid"?

    Would love to try this recipe out, thanks.
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    " It was excellent "
    aussie_meat_pie ate it and said...
    I am with Jett I love cherry pie also, great recipe.
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    LOVE me some cherry pie!
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    " It was excellent "
    princessthunder ate it and said...
    yummy
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wonderful post great picture{love Cherry pie} thanks
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Love cherry pie, and yours shines with home-made goodness! High 5, thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    chef_irish ate it and said...
    Outstanding Recipe and Photo!!!!
    High 5555555555555555
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