I must admit. The first sour cherry pie of the season was a bit of a failure. Not an abject failure — I was able to salvage it. But not what I’d been hoping and dreaming of for a year. Come along and I’ll show you why.
First, let’s admire the different photos of cherries that I took, shall we?
Pitting finished, I headed into the kitchen. The filling has sugar, flour, almond extract and lemon juice. And cherries, of course.
I gave the filling a stir —
Ack! The filling leaked out all over the baking sheet and the top of the dough was glazed with sugar and so burned!