Monday, December 19, 2011

Black Forest Pie

'Tis the season to be sharing. We are now well into the Christmas season and with many parties to attend. I have found that this pie is a great addition to any Christmas dinner table. It's not only easy to make but its super yummy.
Pie before topping added.

Cherry topping added.
Black Forest Pie
Makes 1 9-inch pie

3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup baking cocoa
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling, divided
1/2 teaspoon almond extract, optional
1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
Whipped topping, optional

In a sauce pan, combine sugar, cocoa, flour and milk until smooth. Add butter. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into eggs. Return all to the pan. Fold in half of the pie filling. Pour into pastry shell. Bake 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or unti filling is almost set. Cool completely on a wire rack. Just before serving, mix 1/2 tsp. almond extract into pie filling, top with remaining pie filling and whipped topping if desired. 

Yeilds 6-8 servings
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