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Cherry Custard Pie

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 6 Tablespoon
  Canned dark sweet pitted cherries 16 Ounce, drained (1 can)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Superfine sugar 1 Tablespoon (for garnish)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2) Scantly coat a 10-inch pie dish with butter.
3) Dredge with1 tablespoon of granulated sugar, turning the dish to coat the bottom and sides.
4) Spread the cherries evenly in the dish and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the granulated sugar.

MAKING
5) In an electric blender or food processor, put the remaining granulated sugar, milk, cream, eggs, vanilla, flour and salt.
6) Process until the egg mixture batter is smooth.
7) Spoon the batter over the cherries in the pie dish.
8) Put the dish on a baking sheet.
9) Bake in the oven for 45 minutes, or until puffed, golden and springy to the touch.
10) Place on a wire rack and allow to cool for 15 minutes.
11) Dust the top of the pie with the superfine sugar.

SERVING
12) Serve hot or slightly warm with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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