How To Make Canned Cherry Pie Filling Taste Better

Cherries are usually off-season, but you can make it during summer. This how-to guide will make canned cherry pie filling taste better. You can make the same cherry pie recipe in the middle of winter and still get the cherry peak season’s flavor like summertime.

Let’s get started!


01 5 cups of can pitted cherries

02 3/4 cup granulated sugar

03 1/4 cup cornstarch

04 5 tbsp of water

05 3 tbsp of lemon juice

Open your can of cherries and drain the juice into a saucepan of medium heat. Place 1/4 of the cherries in a medium-sized bowl, then set aside.


Make a slurry by adding cornstarch and water into a small bowl. Pour in the slurry to the medium-sized bowl with cherries, and fold using a rubber spatula.


Pour slurry cherries into the saucepan and bring to boil until the cherries start to soften and release their juices for up to 15 minutes.


Add the sugar and stir well. Lower down the heat. Continue stirring the mixture until thickened for about 3 minutes.


How To Make Canned Cherry Pie Filling Taste Better