Lattice-Top Sweet Cherry Pie Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Sweet cherries5 Cup (80 tbs), pitted and halved (Bing Or Royal Anne Brand)
 Lemon juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Almond extract1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Granulated sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Light brown sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), firmly packed
 Salt1 Dash
 Quick-cooking tapioca3 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Pastry1 , for double-crust, 9-inch pie
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1555 Calories from Fat 241

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.7%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg

Sodium 184.1 mg7.7%

Total Carbohydrates 332 g110.7%

Dietary Fiber 15 g60%

Sugars 254.9 g

Protein 11 g21.3%

Vitamin A 15.2% Vitamin C 115%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 16.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine cherries, lemon juice, almond extract, granulated and brown sugar, salt and tapioca.
Mix together and let stand while you make the pastry.
Roll out pastry for bottom crust and fit into a 9-inch pie pan.
Roll out the remaining pastry and cut in 10 strips, 3/4 inch wide and about 12 inches long.
Fill pastry shell with cherry mixture and dot with butter.
Arrange strips of dough over the cherries to form a lattice top.
Crimp and seal edges of pastry.
Bake in a 450° oven for 10 minutes; reduce temperature to 350° and bake 30 minutes.
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