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Frosted Cherry Pie

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Ingredients
  Canned pitted sweetened cherries 20 Ounce
  Cornstarch 4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Maraschino cherry juice/2-3 drops almond flavoring 2 Tablespoon
  Hot water 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Red food coloring 3 Drop
  Pastry 1
  Sifted icing sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1 Teaspoon
  Slivered toasted almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Drain the cherries.
Mix the juice smoothly with the cornstarch and sugar, and cook and stir until clear.
Add maraschino juice, lemon juice, a few drops food coloring and the cherries.
Taste, and add a little more sugar if you wish.
Cool.
Spread in prepared bottom pie shell after sprinkling it lightly with flour.
Cover with top pastry, and bake at 425°F. 35—40 minutes or until golden.
Cool to warm.
Mix icing sugar with a very little orange juice to form a thin glaze-type icing, and spread over the top.
Sprinkle with slivered almonds; then cool completely before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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