Cherry Pie

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    Total Time
    1hr 30mins
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based on 3 ratings

A perfect summer pie, oozing with a tart cherry-red filling and topped with a glossy golden crust. We recommend our Basic Pie Crust for the base, but store-bought pie crust works in a pinch.

recipe updated Mar 10, 2020


  • Cherries icon
    8 cups
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    200g (about 1 cup)
  • Basic pie crust icon
    Basic pie crust
    x 1 (about 700g)
  • Cornstarch icon
    30g (about 3¾ tbsp)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Lemon icon
    10g (about 2¾ tsp)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    1 (20g)
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    10ml (2 tsp)


  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Rolling pin
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Pie dish - 9"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add cherries and brown sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Let rest - 30 min
  3. Roll out basic pie crust onto the filling
  4. Line a clean pie dish
  5. Pre-heat oven - 190°C
  6. Drain filling
  7. Add brown sugar, cornstarch, ground cinnamon and lemon to the filling
  8. Mix together until combined
  9. Transfer filling to pie dish
  10. Cover
  11. Trim
  12. Add egg yolk and heavy cream to a clean small bowl
  13. Whisk briefly until combined
  14. Brush pie
  15. Bake - 10 min, 190°C
  16. Reduce - 170°C
  17. Bake until golden brown - 30 min, 170°C
  18. Let cool
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