Lattice Topped Cherry Pie

Looking for some Valentines Day recipe!! Try the lattice topped cherry pie recipe.

Ingredients:

1 lb. Each pitted sour cherries
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 tsp almond extract
2 1/2 tblsp cornstarch
Pastry for a two-crust 9 inch pie
1 tblsp butter or margarine

How to make lattice topped cherry pie:
  • Drain cherries, saving 1/3 cup of the liquid.
  • Combine cherries, reserved liquid, granulated sugar, brown sugar, extract, and cornstarch.
  • Stir well and set aside.
  • Prepare the pastry from your own recipe or pie crust mix.
  • On a floured board, roll out half the pasty to fit a 9 inch pie pan.
  • Roll out remaining pasty the same size; then cut into 1/2 inch wide strips.
  • Set strips aside.
  • Pour cherry mixture into pasty; dot with butter.
  • Arrange pastry strips, about 1/2 inch apart, across the top in a lattice fashion.
  • Crimp edges decoratively to secure strips.
  • Bake in a 375 oven for 40 minutes or until crust is golden and juices are bubbly.