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homemade cherry pie

Homemade Cherry Pie

Prep

2 HR

Bake

55 mins

Serves

8

Difficulty

Medium
homemade cherry pie

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This simple Homemade Cherry pie is utterly delicious and great to make the most of cherry season. The easy, buttery, and crispy crust is filled with sweet and juicy cherries, topped with a pretty and delicious lattice. This pie is perfect for sharing and will also make a great addition to any picnic or garden party!

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To Make the Pie Crust

Step 1

Heap the flour onto a clean surface, then make a well in the center. Add the cubed butter, egg, salt, and sugar into the well and using the tips of your fingers rub the ingredients together until you have a grainy texture.

Step 2

Add the cold milk and mix again until the dough starts to stick together. Knead it a few times until smooth.

Step 3

Divide into two, shape into disks and refrigerate for about 30 minutes to 1 hour.

To Make the Filling

In a large bowl, mix together the cherries, lemon juice, vanilla and almond extract, Tate & Lyle Pure Cane Caster Sugar and cornflour. Place in the fridge.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 190C (fan).

Step 2

Roll out one of the chilled dough disks into large circle, about 10' in diameter. Carefully transfer the dough into a baking dish, pressing it gently around the edges. Trim off any excess dough.

Step 3

Spoon the filling into the pie crust (discard the juices). Add a tablespoon of cubed butter on top.

Step 4

Roll out the second chilled pie dough disk into a large circle and using a sharp knife, pizza cutter or pastry wheel, cut out 10 strips from the dough.

Step 5

Arrange the strips into a lattice pattern on top. Trim off any excess dough and press the edges gently together.

Step 6

Brush the pie with egg wash and sprinkle with Demerara sugar.

Step 7

Bake the pie for 20 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 180C and bake it for another 30-35 minutes, until golden brown. Allow the pie to cool before serving, with a little vanilla ice cream.

Ingredients – 6 items

Serving

1

For the Pie Crust

Flour

Plain flour

500g
Butter

Cold Butter

cubed

300g
Salt-table

Salt

2 tsp
Pure Cane Caster Sugar

Tate & Lyle Pure Cane Caster Sugar

2 tsp
Eggs

Large eggs

2
Milk

Milk

cold

2 tbsp

For the Filling

Cherries

Cherries

pitted and halved

700g
Pure Cane Caster Sugar

Tate & Lyle Pure Cane Caster Sugar

140g
Cornstarch

Cornflour

25g

Lemon juice

1 tbsp
Vanilla

Vanilla extract

1 tsp
Almonds

Almond extract

1/2 tsp
Butter

Butter

cubed

1 tbsp
Eggs

Egg

for egg wash

1

Unrefined Demerara

1 tsp

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Fairtrade Golden Caster Fairtrade Tate & Lyle Golden Caster Cane Sugar 75 g
Flour Self raising flour 75 g
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Step 3

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Step 7

Allow to cool before removing from the tin.
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