Cherry pie filling doesn't get any easier than this, unless of course you buy it already prepared, but this doesn't even require you to pit the cherries!
- In a saucepan, cook cherries in water for 10 minutes. Mix together the sugar and cornstarch; add to cherries. Cook cherry mixture until thickened. Cool slightly before using to fill pie shell or other dessert.
Incredibly easy & delicious! As recommended by other reviewers, I added 1/2 tsp of almond extract & used cherry juice in place of the water.
This is a very nice sub for the expensive cherry pie filling at the grocery store. I used two cans of pitted cherries and instead of the water used the juice from the cherries. Liked the idea Chef #1336878 had and also added some almond extract. Easy to make and saved money, will definitely make again! Made and reviewed for the Aussie Recipe Swap #33.
This was good and so easy! The only addition I made was 1/2 a teaspoon of almond extract. Yummy!