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Fresh Sour Cherry Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pitted sour cherries 1 1⁄2 Pound (4 cups, red)
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  9 inch double crust pastry 1 , unbaked
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine sugar, flour, cornstarch, and salt.
Mix with cherries, adding extract.
Roll out pastry.
Use half to line a deep 9-inch pie pan; trim.
Pour in cherry mixture and dot with butter.
Cut remaining pastry into 5/8-inch strips.
Arrange pastry strips, lattice fashion, over all.
Seal edges with water.
If a glazed topping is desired, carefully brush lattice with evaporated milk or egg white.
Bake in preheated hot oven (425°F.) for 10 minutes; reduce heat to moderate (350° F.) and continue baking about 30 minutes longer, or until crust is well done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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