Friday, August 21

Fresh Cherry Pie

Fresh Cherry Pie
(from The Joy of Cooking )Preheat oven to 450 F

One 9-inch double-crust pie

4 cups fresh sour cherries, washed, drained, pitted

Combine, then mix gently with cherries:

2 2/3 Tbsp quick-cooking tapioca
1  1/3 cups sugar
2 drops almond flavouring or 2Tbsp Kirsch

Let fruit mix stand 15 minutes.
Then pour fruit into pie shell and dot with

2 Tbsp butter

Cover with a well-pricked top or lattice. Bake 10 minutes at 450F, then reduce heat to 350F and bake about 40 minutes longer until nicely brown.

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