This strawberry sour cream pie is probably my favorite pie – I make it during strawberry season every year. A few weeks ago when we ended up with a ton of cherries, I decided to try the pie in a cherry version and it was just as good.
It’s a tiny tweak to the recipe but definitely worth sharing!
Cherry Sour Cream Pie
(adapted from this recipe)
Makes 1 Pie
1 prepared pie crust
2 cups fresh cherries, pitted and halved
1 c. flour
1 1/4 c. sugar, reserve 1 tablespoon
1 c. sour cream (not fat-free)
Preheat oven to 450F degrees.
Whisk together the flour, sugar and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add sour cream, blending until creamy. Gently fold in the berries without over-mixing. Pour mixture into pie shell and spread to edges without packing down — there should be spaces throughout the filling. Sprinkle the top with the last 1 tablespoon sugar.
Bake the pie for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to 350F degrees (leave the oven door open a minute to let the temperature drop a little) and bake an additional 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
Broil the pie for 2-3 minutes to brown up the top. Allow to cool completely before cutting.