Saturday, February 27, 2010

Cherry Pie

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Two cherry pies to enjoy with company this evening. Hope you are having a wonderful weekend, as well!

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Cherry Pie

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. almond extract
2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
2 (14.5 oz.) cans of red tart cherries, NOT cherry pie filling (look for pitted cherries, packed in water)
Pastry for double pie crust

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In saucepan, combine sugar, flour, cinnamon and undrained cherries. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils (about 7 minutes). Remove from heat and stir in almond extract.

Pour mixture into a 9-inch unpacked pie shell. Dot with butter. Cover with top crust and seal edges and crimp. If a lattice crust is not used, put one or several vents in the crust. Bake at 400F for 30-35 minutes or until crust is brown.

15 comments:

Terri said...

It looks delicious and one of my favorites!

Barbara said...

Oh my Cherry Pie is my all time favorite, they look so good, enjoy your pie and your company, you say you have invited us?? Hugs Barbara

Lara said...

Cute cherry pies! Those heart cut-outs are a nice touch. I like the fresh, new look to your blog!

Southern Lady said...

Looks yummy! I love the hearts.

Tracy said...

Yummy, and pretty, too!

I'm having a giveaway, Kelli. You may want to drop by and enter.

Charree said...

Mmmmmm...

The Little Red Shop said...

Sweet! I'm just popping over from Fiona and Twig...via your lovely Etsy shop! Nice to meet you!

: )

Julie M.

Cherrie said...

Looks good! Cherry pie is my Dad's favorite and my 2nd favorite! My number one is pecan pie!

Anonymous said...

Can almost smell that cherry pie - it looks delicious! And your new blog look is lovely as well.
Many thanks.
Hope you have a great week ahead,
Blessings,
Eliza
xx

*Ulrike* said...

My stepdaughter loves cherry pie. I better not let her see this or she will be wanting me to make one when she comes over....alone...without the kids...so she can have it all!

Susan B said...

They look delicious! Cherry pie is my husband's favorite. I love the little heart cut outs...too cute.

Marcia :) said...

The little heart cutouts are adorable. Almost too cute to eat:)

Carmen said...

Yum! I love cherry pie!!! This looks so good! I love the little hearts...cute.

Mrs. U said...

OOOOH!! My mouth is SERIOUSLY watering for this!! Looks like a cherry pie is in order for my family SOON!!! After all, it IS healthful because it is fruit, you know! tee hee!!

His,
Mrs. U

LillyB said...

mmmmmmmm I love cherry pie!!