Fresh Cherry Pie

Classic Cherry Pie


  • The easiest crust recipe ever is in the link above


  • 5 cups of fresh cherries, pitted
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 cup sugar plus 1 Tsp. sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1&1/4 tsp. of cinnamon, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. milk


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  • Make 2 of the pie crust using the above link or use your favorite pie crust recipe
  • Fill the bottom of the pie plate with one of the crusts
  • Place the cherries in a large bowl, and add the lemon juice plus almond extract
  • In another bowl, mix 1 cup of the sugar, the flour, and only 1 tsp. of the cinnamon
  • Add that mixture to the cherries, and toss to coat

Fresh Cherry Pie Recipe with the most flaky crust ever! This pie is so simple to make and perfect for BBQs, holiday dinners, and parties!

  • Pour the filling into the pie crust

Classic Cherry Pie Recipe

  • Add the second pie crust with the stars cut out to the top of the filling

Classic Cherry Pie Recipe

  • Decorate the top with your cut out stars
  • Bake for about 40 min

Classic Cherry Pie

  • Take the pie out, and brush it with the milk
  • Sprinkle the top with the cinnamon and sugar that is left over
  • Pop the pie back in the oven, and bake for about 10-15 more minutes or until the crust is golden brown, and the inside is bubbling
  • Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream