Pies

Cherry Custard Pie

Everybody in your home will surely love this recipe. With its sweet and creamy taste, a custard cherry pie for dessert at dinner can be an excellent way to cap the day. Indeed, it can be the best reward for yourself and your family after going through the rigors of daily life.

Sweet cherries come abundantly from May to August. If you have cherry shrubs in your backyard, making this recipe can be the best way to save the fruits from rotting.

If you don’t have, cherries come in cheap during the summertime. You can even ask for free from friends and family. And during the off-season, a lot of canned sweet cherry brands are available in the grocery stores.

For sure, it will be a family favorite if it is your first time to bake a cherry custard pie. The best part is you don’t have a year to bake them. You can bake anytime when your family asks for this luscious dessert.

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Cherry Custard Pie


  • Author: Myles
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

Description

The perfect blend of a crunchy tart, creamy custard filling, and the sweetness of cherries really make a custard cherry pie perfect for dessert. And what makes it even better is you don’t need to have a bite and ingest it before you can appreciate it. By merely seeing a beautiful cherry custard pie displayed on the dinner table, it is really irresistible to take your supper slowly.


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Ingredients

1 tablespoon of canola oil

3 large eggs

1 cup 2% milk

1/3 cup of all-purpose flour

1/2 cup of sugar

1/4 cup honey

1 ½ teaspoons of pure vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon of sea salt

14.5 ounces of red tart cherries, drained and pitted

1 pie crust, 9 inches


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Blend together all the ingredients (except the cherries and pie crust) for about 30 seconds using a blender or a food processor until a smooth custard mixture is obtained.
  3. Let the thin mixture rest for about 20 minutes.
  4. Place the cherries into the pie crust.
  5. Pour in the custard mixture.
  6. Bake the pie for 35-40 minutes in the preheated oven until the custard is set in the center.
  7. Let cool on a rack before serving.

Notes

  • You may have the option to bake your cherry custard pie from anywhere between 300 degrees to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. But as you increase the temperature, you must be more cautious with your cooking time. Baking can be much faster when you cook at 350 degrees so always check by pricking the center using a toothpick.

Cherries are excellent antioxidants. Having you and your family consume cherry custard pies regularly will ensure that you get these necessary elements. Antioxidants combat free radicals that can cause cancer.

So with cherry custard pies, you do not only have a mouth-watering dessert, but you also have something that will help you combat illness.

Try this recipe, it is very easy to do, yet it gives a lot of joy to everyone who will partake in it.