Thursday, July 4, 2013

sour cherry pie

the pies were delicious, and such timely reminders of our forefathers...

happy fourth of july~

sour cherry pies

pie crust
4 cups sour cherries
1/2 c sugar
lemon juice and zest
cornstarch slurry mix for thickening

bring mixture to a boil for about 10-12 minutes.
cool. fill cupcake liners and decorate
egg wash for browning
bake at 350-375 for 25' until golden


  1. Your star-spangled mini cherry pies looks so juicy and good~ perfect a 4th of July celebration and portion controlled too! What a gift that your cherries were pitted! I can not tell a lie, I can't believe you have a George Washington cherry tree watering can :)...love the vintage post cards~ Wishing you a delicious Independence Day!

  2. I"m echoing Mary above. A George Washington watering can? You find the perfect props! I'm envious of your vintage post cards. I need to find a few George Washington cards for my mix. The mini cherry pies are calling out to me across the miles. Boy do they look delicious. ~
    Wishing you and Scot a Happy 4th of July! ~ Sarah

  3. Can she bake a cherry pie, Billy-Boy, Billy-Boy?...you bet she can!! And they look delish! Love the one with all the stars on top...that's my fave! :)

  4. Be still, my heart. I want one so much. I am trying to be good here. I ate a peach this afternoon when I really want something exactly like this. Oh.my.pie.

    Lovely visiting you and your talent. I always smile when I see your book lists. We like the same things, food, books and dishes.

  5. These pies are adorable and edible! The stars are perfect!