May is approaching. Maybe the best month of the year; sunny, warm weather and markets packed with fresh fruits and vegetables. So why not use the opportunity and make some light, tasty desserts with fresh cherries.
In my family a cherry pie is a perfect end to every Sunday’s lunch, but since I enjoy trying out different things, I’ve come up with some recipes based on cherry pie filling that will satisfy the pickiest of guests. Here are 3 easy cherry pie filling recipes that will surely find a place in your recipe book.
I usually use canned cherry pie filling, but it would be a pity not to make your own now that you can buy fresh cherries. The recipe is unbelievably easy; moreover you can change it a bit by adding some ingredients you like (e.g. cinnamon, vanilla sugar) and create your own recipe.
For a tasty homemade cherry pie filling, you’re going to need:
Pour the cherries into the saucepan, add water, sugar lemon juice and cornstarch and wait until it starts boiling. Then, reduce the heat to low and cook for approximately 10 minutes, stirring frequently. At the end add almond extract. Note: I made this filling the other day, and since I didn’t have any almond extract I added some Amaretto liquor. The result was fabulous.
Check out the video below, she gives a really good explanation on making Cherry Pie, our recipes don’t match 100%, but hers is equally good.
This salad is tasty and easy to make. The marshmallows make it special and less ordinary.
Put the cherry pie filling into the bowl and add the condensed milk. Stir gently and then add the drained pineapple. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for at least 2 hours. Before serving add the whipped cream and chopped pecans and stir. At the end add the mini marshmallows and stir gently so they would stay in one piece.
This is an excellent combination of fruits and crispy dough that makes this dessert irresistible.
You will need:
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Put all the ingredients except the cherry pie filling into a bowl and stir with your fingers until the butter is the size of peas. Now, pour the cherry pie filling into a glass bakeware and top it with the dough. Place it in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes.
Hope you’ve liked these 3 easy cherry pie filling recipes. Enjoy.
I am a devoted hedonist who enjoys nice things – food, wine, fine arts, spending time with friends and family. Teaching mandarin Chinese is my life vocation, but my dream is to open a small restaurant and a patisserie. My life's motto: "Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
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