Cherry, Pear & Almond Pie

Chef: Jus-Rol
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
 Cherry, Pear & Almond Pie
Tasty combination of fruit and nuts making a delicious pie

1 x 320g pack ready rolled Jus-Rol Shortcrust Pastry

1 egg white, beaten with a pinch of salt

50g ground almonds

2-3 ripe pears, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm pieces

250g cherries, halved and stoned

1 tblsp caster sugar

1 tblsp cornflour

50g flaked almonds

Demerara sugar, for sprinkling

Preheat oven to 200°C / 180°C for fan assisted/ Gas M. 6

Unroll the pastry sheet and transfer to baking tray, lightly brush all over with beaten egg white and scatter over the ground almonds.

Put the pears and cherries in a large bowl with the sugar and cornflour and mix together. 

Spread evenly over the pastry leaving a 2cm border. Sprinkle with the flaked almonds.

Bring up border of the pastry to form a wall, pinching it together to keep it standing up.

Brush the sides of the pastry with the egg white and sprinkle with demerara sugar. 

Bake for 25-30 minutes until the pastry is golden and the fruit is cooked.

Allow to stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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Serves
6

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
30 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Pastry

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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