Cherry Cordial Pie

Recipe by Diana Adcock
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a heavy saucepan mix together sugar, flour, and cornstarch.
  • Stir in some of the milk until a heavy paste forms.
  • Gradually stir in remaining milk.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring until nicely thickened, aroound 8-10 minutes.
  • Whisk together egg yolks and egg until slightly frothy.
  • Stir in 1 cup of the thickened milk mixture whisking well.
  • Pour into remaining milk mixture in pan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until bubbles JUST appear.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in butter, vanilla and almond extracts, continuing to stir until the butter is melted and well incorporated.
  • Press a piece of plastic wrap on the surface and cool completly.
  • In the top of a double boiler over simmering water melt the chocolate morsels with water.
  • Spread evenly over the bottom of the pre-baked crust.
  • Arrange cherries over chocolate layer.
  • Pour filling slowly around the cherries and over crust.
  • In a medium saucepan heat cream until small bubbles appear around edge of pan.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in chocolate morsels until well combined and glossy.
  • Stir in butter.
  • Pour into a bowl, cool until slightly thickened.
  • Pour frosting over pie smothing the top evenly.
  • Chill.
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