Leaving you with this cherry halo pie recipe. No one will be guessing the name of this cream pie, with luscious red cherries piled high.
Image credit Boulderlocalvore.org
FRESH CHERRY PIE
1 1/4 cups of sugar
2 1/2 Tablespoon of flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 quart tart red cherries washed and pitted
1 recipe of pie pastry for a 9″ pie
Mix sugar flour, salt and cherries together. Line your pie with pastry. (or you can buy a crust or make my pie pastry, you’ll find it on this page.
Add cherry mixture and cover it with a pastry top. Bake at 450 Degrees F for 10 minutes, then reduce temp. to 350 degrees. bake for 25 minutes. This will make 1 9″ pie.
To make a Cherry Halo Pie – Omit the top crust. Cool slightly, spread whipped cream on top and pile extra cherries in the center.
Here’s another Cherry Pie recipe.
2 cups canned sweetened red cherries
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
3 Tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup cherry juice (from the canned cherries)
1 Tablespoon butter
1 recipe to make 1-9″ pie with a top and bottom
Drain cherries, save the juice. Mix cornstarch, sugar and salt; add salt; add the gradually cook slowly until smooth and thickened. Add butter and cherries. Cool. Line pie pan with pastry, pour in filling and cover with top crust. Bake at 450 degrees F. for 15 minutes, bake about 25 minutes longer.