Your personal shoppers, leaving home not required. Shop gift guides »
🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

cherry pie

Hi! I want to bake a cherry pie for Thanksgiving, any suggestions on using frozen cherries or canned cherries, since they are not fresh this time of year. And a recommended recipe:)

asked by Ellie Landau 14 days ago
6 answers 124 views
492f4071 0534 45eb 960b ec37cfe88cab  222342 546547697817 3203491 n
Rebecca Salisbury

Rebecca is Food52's Director of Customer Care

added 14 days ago

Hey there Ellie! I'm all for frozen fruit and I've used them before when making my own Cherry Pie! I'm not a fan of the goop (aka corn syrup) that you often find in canned fruit fillings. I would adapt this recipe for filling (unless you have your own!) https://food52.com/recipes...

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added 14 days ago

For the frozen cherries, do you need to let them thaw or use frozen? Sorry, I am a newbie at pie baking:)

B3038408 42c1 4c18 b002 8441bee13ed3  new years kitchen hlc only
AntoniaJames

AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added 14 days ago

Definitely thaw, and in fact, you might want to heat them up with whatever thickener is to be used in the pie filling and the sweetener, to cook it down a bit before filling the pie, as frozen fruit throws off a LOT of juice. Good luck! ;o)

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added 14 days ago

Or, thaw and partially drain.

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added 14 days ago

Thank you Antonia:

I will do that:) Thank you again for all your advice - means so very much!! Very grateful for Food52 - just amazing!!!

415c94a8 7d4a 403b b6a8 4be9cd597841  stringio
added 14 days ago

Look for canned fruit in light syrup.