Cherry Pie Filling
Home-made cherry pie filling. Easy to make and no need for a can opener!
fresh or frozen
Heat fresh cherries in a saucepan over medium heat, covered. Simmer for 15 minutes.
Whisk together the sugar and cornstarch in a small bowl.
Remove cherries from the heat. Whisk in the sugar and cornstarch.
Return to the heat and, cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from the heat, stir in almond extract and cool. Use for cherry tarts, pie or other recipe the same as canned pie filling.