Deep Dish Cherry Pie with Shortcake Crust Recipe


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Canned pitted sour red cherries1 Pound (1 Can)
 Sugar14 Tablespoon (3/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoon)
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Dash
 Fresh lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Prepared biscuit mix1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 828 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 6.2 g31.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 21.5 mg7.2%

Sodium 694.4 mg28.9%

Total Carbohydrates 170 g56.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.3%

Sugars 123.9 g

Protein 9 g17.9%

Vitamin A 39.8% Vitamin C 14.1%

Calcium 18% Iron 28.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Drain cherries and reserve juice.
Combine 3/4 cup sugar with flour and salt.
Gradually stir in cherry juice.
Cook over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly.
Cool slightly.
Stir in lemon juice, butter, and cherries; pour into 1-quart casserole.
Combine biscuit mix and 2 tablespoons sugar; add milk and beat well.
Spoon batter over cherries.
Bake in preheated hot oven (400 °F.) for 20 to 25 minutes, or until brown.