Buttery Flaky  Cherry Pie

Granulated Sugar


Pie crust

Fresh Cherries



Corn Starch & Lemon Juice

Koscher Salt & Sparkling Sugar

Almond Extract

Old-Fashioned Cherry Pie


10 Servings


2 hr 50 mins

Step 1

Roll out the top and bottom crust to an inch or two larger than your pie dish.

Step 2

  Place the cherries, sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, and salt in a large pot and toss to coat.

Step 3

Cook the cherry mixture over low heat until the juices have thickened and the filling is lightly simmering (approximately 5 minutes).

Step 4

Transfer the filling to a heat-safe bowl, stir in the almond extract, and allow it to cool completely.

Step 5

When the filling is completely cooled, spoon it into the chilled bottom crust, then dot the top with butter.

Step 6

Arrange the strips over the filling in a lattice pattern.

Step 7

Brush the top crust with egg wash and sprinkle with coarse sugar, if using.

Step 8

Chill unbaked pie fo 15 minutes. Bake for 45 minutes at 425 F.

Buttery Flaky Perfect

Cherry Pie

Hi! I'm Allie!

When I find myself with a few free moments, I head straight for my kitchen!  I'm a former pastry chef who still loves to bake, & to share how easy and fun baking from scratch can be!