Shelburne Orchards

Sour Cherry Pie Recipe

This pie recipe is delicious. If you are tired of triple berry and, god forbid, apple, give this one a shot!

Ingredients

  • 2 nine-inch pie crusts
  • Use 4 cups picked over and pitted sour cherries
  • Combine
  • 2/3 c. sugar, more to taste if desired
  • 4 T. flour
  • 2 t. quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 1/2 t. lemon juice
  • 2 T. kirsch, if desired

Instructions

  1. Sprinkle this over the cherries and stir gently.
  2. Pour them into the pie crust.
  3. Dot with 1 T. butter.
  4. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  5. Cover with a top crust or lattice top.
  6. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes.
  7. Then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake until crust is golden, about 40 minutes in all.
  8. For a more jam-like pie, bake at 250 degrees for an additional 20 minutes.