Homemade Cherry Pie Filling
Homemade Cherry Pie Filling is bursting with cherry flavor. It's so easy and delicious and so much better then store bought, you will never buy premade again.
- 2 pounds frozen sweet cherries
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
Stir together all in ingredients in a medium sized sauce pan.
Bring to a gentle simmer over a medium-low heat. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Cool to room temperature and use in your favorite recipe.
Frozen cherries do not need to be thawed before cooking.
Sour cherries may substituted with an additional 1/4 cup sugar added.
Fresh cherries may be used for the same great results.
Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 1g | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.4mg