Dessert Recipes

Black Forest Pie

Black Forest PieWith three active children, I don’t usually fuss with fancy desserts. This one is simple…

Black Forest Pie

Black Forest Pie


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


In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cocoa and flour.

Stir in milk until smooth.

Add butter.

Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly.

Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.

Remove from the heat.

Stir a small amount of hot filling into eggs; return all to pan, stirring constantly.

Fold in half of the pie filling.

Pour into pastry shell.

Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until filling is almost set.

Cool completely on a wire rack.

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Just before serving, top with remaining pie filling and whipped topping if desired.

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