On Feb 10, 2015, in Home Decor, by urbandazzle
Yummy red cherry pie to enjoy today. Serve this in your plate to make this special day joyous.
2(16 ounce) can spitted tart cherries
3⁄4 cup sugar
1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon
5 tablespoons cornstarch
1⁄2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon butter
1⁄2 teaspoon almond extract
5 drops red food coloring
29 inch deep dish pie crusts (homemade or frozen)
Drain Cherries, reserving 1 cup juice; set cherries aside.
Combine 3/4 cup sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan; stir mixture to remove lumps.
Stir cherry juice into sugar mixture.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened.
Remove from heat; stir in cherries, 1/2 cup sugar, butter, and almond extract.
Stir in food coloring, if desired.
Line a pie plate with half of pastry.
Pour cherry mixture into the pastry shell.
Cover with top crust.
Trim edges of pastry; seal and crimp edges.
Cut slits in top of crust for steam to escape.
Bake at 425° for 45-55 minutes or until golden.
Yield: one 9″ pie.
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