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Sour-Cherry-Almond Crumb Pie

Yield 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups fresh sour cherries, pitted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 disc Classic Pie Pastry (recipe below)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup almond paste
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • P inch of salt
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 508
  • fat 23 g
  • satfat 9 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 74 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 31 mg
  • sodium 114 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Make filling: In a bowl, mix cherries, sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice.

  2. Roll out dough into an 11-to-12-inch round and fit into a 9-inch pie pan. Crimp edge.

  3. Make topping: In a bowl, crumble flour, butter, almond paste, brown sugar and salt until blended. Toss in almonds.

  4. Spoon filling into pie shell; sprinkle with topping. Bake until topping is golden, about 1 hour. Let cool.