Delicious cherry pie

Delicious cherry pie


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About this recipe: This delicious cherry pie has is an egg-free base which is light and crumbly. Enjoy with some vanilla ice cream or thick double cream.


Serves: 8 

  • 55g margarine
  • 35g brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 60g porridge oats
  • 100g plain flour
  • 45ml water
  • 300g fresh cherries, pitted
  • 100g caster sugar

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:27min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 220 C / Gas 7. Lightly grease a 23cm pie dish.
  2. To make the base, cream together the margarine, brown sugar and vanilla extract. Stir in oats, flour and water. Then press mixture into the base of the prepared pie dish.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together the cherries and caster sugar. Pour over the base.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 12 minutes, until piping hot. Remove from the oven and serve.


If you would like to make the pastry even healthier, add a few tablespoons of wheatgerm when you are mixing the base.

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I think the person who posted this recipe has made a drastic mistake because this pie turned out to be horrible! In my opinion, the base should be cooked before the topping is put on! It ended up soggy and I had to give it to the crows!!! Needless to say I won't be making it again! - 13 Aug 2014

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