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cherry crumb pie with whipped cream

Cherry Crumb Pie

This easy and delicious Cherry Crumb Pie recipe has a homemade streusel topping and is the perfect celebration of cherry season!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices

Equipment

  • 1 9 inch pie dish
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons

Ingredients
  

  • 1 9 inch pie crust store-bought or homemade

For the cherry filling

  • 5 cups pitted cherries, whole or cut in half fresh or frozen both work
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • cup white granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup corn starch

For the streusel topping

  • cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup white granulated sugar
  • cup light brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • pinch of salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl combine all cherry filling ingredients and stir to combine. Set aside for 5-10 minutes to let the juices release.
  • In a separate mixing bowl combine ⅔rd cups flour, ¼th cup white granulated sugar and ⅓rd cup brown sugar and mix to combine. Then add 4 tbsp of butter and use your hands to pinch the fat into the flour sugar mixture until you get a sandy texture.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer the cherry mixture to a chilled pie crust, leaving extra liquid in the mixing bowl. Then sprinkle the crumble mixture evenly over the top of the pie.
  • Place the pie in the oven and bake at 425 degrees F for about 20 minutes. Then turn the heat down to 375 degrees F and bake for an additional 35-40 minutes until the cherries are bubbly and the top is golden brown.
    *Note* If at any point for feel the crust is over browning you can place on a pie crust shield or use some foil to make a shield to cover the edges of the pie.
  • Remove the pie from the oven and allow to cool for at least 20-30 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
Keyword Baking, Pie
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