In this video, you’ll see how to make a delicious cherry pie using fresh cherries with an almond and rolled-oat crumb topping. Is this a pie or an amazing topping for vanilla ice cream? You be the judge. The almond crumb is super simple to make. You’ll see how to mix the butter into the crumb with your fingers, breaking it up until it becomes a cookie dough-like consistency. Next you’ll see how to prep your fresh cherries for the pie filling. Mmm, so simple and delicious. See how it’s done! Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John’s Cherry Pie with Almond Crumb Topping.
NATIONAL CHERRY TURNOVER DAY
August 28 annually celebrates a food holiday–it is National Cherry Turnovers Day.
Cherry turnovers are a sweet dessert that are a type of pastry made by placing a cherry filling on a piece of dough, folding the dough over, sealing it then either baking it or frying it.
FUN CHERRY FACTS:
Related to plums, peaches and nectarines, cherries are drupes or stone fruits.
Cherries were brought to North America in the 1600′s by the English colonists.
There are more than 1,000 varieties of cherries in the United States.
There are an average of 44 cherries in one pound.
We found this recipe for Tart Cherry Frozen Yogurt on Love & Lemons: eat well, love food.
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ChooseCherries.com is full of helpful resources related to Tart Cherries. Have you see their recipe database?
Our recipe database offers plenty of nutritious options to help you include dried and frozen tart cherries and cherry juice in a variety of dishes for any meal, occasion or season. ~ChooseCherries.com
- 4 cups sour cherries, picked over, rinsed, and drained well
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon double-acting baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) cold unsalted butter, cut into bits
- vanilla ice cream as an accompaniment if desired
Working over a bowl pit the cherries, discarding the pits and reserving the cherries and any juices in the bowl, and into the cherries stir the cornstarch, 2/3 cups of the sugar, the lemon juice, and almond extract...
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We were looking for more recipes that include the Tart Cherries we love and ended up with SOOO many we wanted to try. So we included them here. If you try these out, please share your comments!
Here are the 11 fabulous recipes the author, Kerry Acker, will be turning to very, very soon. Carpe cherry!
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There are some flavors that seem to go together so perfectly, and cherries and almond happen to fit into that category. In this sweet, cake-like bread the essence of almond permeates the tender bread and the bright cherries give a burst of fruitiness that accentuates it even more.
Doesn’t Cherry Almond Bread look amazing? The recipe is from HonestCooking.com.