Deep-Dish Sour Cherry Pie Recipe

Deep-Dish Sour Cherry Pie Recipe

How To Make Deep-Dish Sour Cherry Pie

Sour cherry pie is the summer dessert you never knew you needed. The tartness of the cherries bring so much vibrancy to this rich dessert.

Preparation: 55 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours
Cool Time: 5 hours
Total: 7 hours 55 minutes



  • 2lbssour cherries,(7½ cups), pitted
  • cupssugar
  • ¼cupcornstarch
  • 1tbspfresh lemon juice
  • pinch of salt
  • flaky pie dough


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and position a rack in the lower third.

  2. In a bowl, toss the cherries with the 1½ cups of sugar, the cornstarch, the fresh lemon juice and the salt.

  3. Roll out the larger piece of Flaky Pie Dough to a 13-inch round, about ⅛-inch thick

  4. Line a 9½x1¾-inch glass pie plate with the dough.

  5. Brush the overhang with water and spoon in the filling.

  6. Roll out the smaller piece of dough to a 12-inch round and lay it over the filling; press the edges together.

  7. Trim the overhang to ½ inch, fold it under itself and crimp.

  8. Lightly brush the top with water and sprinkle with sugar.

  9. Cut a few slits for steam to escape.

  10. Bake the pie for about 2 hours until the filling is bubbling and the crust is golden brown.

  11. Cover the edge of the pie with foil if it begins to darken.

  12. Let cool for 5 hours at room temperature before serving.


  • Calories: 1739.87kcal
  • Fat: 2.77g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.63g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.75g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 440.69g
  • Fiber: 14.85g
  • Sugar: 376.80g
  • Protein: 9.21g
  • Sodium: 180.61mg
  • Calcium: 149.80mg
  • Potassium: 1592.13mg
  • Iron: 3.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 580.60µg
  • Vitamin C: 96.62mg
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