Cherry Pie with Almond Whipped Cream

  • Prep Time:
    25 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    10 minutes

  • Yield:
    8 servings


  • 3/4 cup R.W. Knudsen Family® Cherry Cider Flavored Juice Blend
  • 1 teaspoon Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 5 cups frozen tart red cherries, thawed and drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 (9-inch) deep-dish pie crust, baked
  • 1/2 cup cold heavy cream
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract


  1. WHISK juices, sugar, corn starch, cinnamon and nutmeg in large saucepan. Add cherries. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in almond extract. Pour into prepared pie crust. Chill 2 hours or until set.
  2. BEAT cream in large bowl with mixer on medium-high speed until soft peaks form. Beat in cream cheese, powdered sugar and almond extract until smooth. Cover and chill. Serve with pie.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 slice, 1/8 of recipe
Calories Per Serving: 310
Total Fat Grams: 13g
Calories From Fat Grams: 120
Saturated Fat Grams: 7g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 34%
Cholesterol: 30mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 10%
Sodium: 135mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 6%
Carbohydrates: 46g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 15%
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Dietary Fiber Percent Daily Value: 4%
Sugars: 31g
Protein: 3g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 10%
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 4%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 2%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 6%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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