Superior cherry pie
Post date: Jul 09, 2011 5:51:7 PM
This pie will make you the envy of the neighbourhood!
1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
4 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup white sugar
4 cups pitted cherries
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
Place a bottom crust in piepan.
Set the top crust aside, covered.
Then in a large mixing bowl combine tapioca, salt, sugar, plenty of cherries and extracts. Let this stand 15 minutes.
Turn the mixture out into bottom crust and dot with butter. Cover with top crust, flute edges and cut vents in top.
Bake for 50 minutes in the preheated oven, into a lovely golden brown color.