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Cherry Pie

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Category: Desserts, Pies

 Ingredients List

  • Pastry for 2-crust pie
  • 2 cn Sour red cherries (1-lb can)
  • -OR-
  • 4 c -Pitted, fresh red cherries
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 c C and H Granulated Sugar *
  • 1/4 c Flour
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Cloves
  • 1/4 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 tb Butter


* Original recipe specifies "1 to 1 1/4 cups C and H Granulated Sugar".

Line 9" pie pan with pastry; refrigerate until ready to use. In large
bowl sprinkle cherries with lemon juice. Mix sugar, flour, salt and
spices; add to cherries and mix gently but thoroughly. Pour into unbaked
pastry crust; dot with butter. Put on top crust; seal and crimp edges;
cut slits to let steam escape. Bake at 400 F for 35 to 40 minutes, or
until nicely browned. Cool.

Note: With canned cherries, add 1/4 teaspoon red food coloring along with
lemon juice.

FOR BERRY PIE Follow recipe above except use blueberries, raspberries,
blackberries or other berries instead of cherries. Vary amount of sugar
according to your taste and sweetness of fruit.

Reprinted with permission from _Pies On Parade_
(Jean Porter, C and H Sugar Kitchen)
Electronic format by Karen Mintzias

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