American Pie Council

2013 Amateur Recipe

Frosting Creations Cherry Sundae Pie

Frosting Creations Cherry Sundae Pie
Phyllis Szymanek, Toledo, OH
2013 APC Crisco National Pie Championships Amateur Division, 1st Place Comstock Cherry

1 ½ cups Pillsbury All Purpose Flour
½ tsp salt
1 tbsp sugar
½ cups chilled Crisco shortening
3 tbsp chilled butter
3-4 tbsp ice water
1 tsp vinegar
1 egg + 1 tsp water (egg wash)

1-21 oz can Comstock More Fruit Cherry Pie Filling
1/8 tsp orange extract
1/8 tsp almond extract
1 tsp melted butter
1 tsp maraschino cherry juice
1 tsp lemon juice

1-8oz cream cheese, softened
1 cup water
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
1-3.4 oz pkg of instant vanilla pudding
¼ tsp almond extract
1-12 oz whipped topping
1 cup chopped pecans

4 oz cream cheese
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 tbsp caramel topping
1 pkg Duncan Hines Frosting Creations Cherry Vanilla flavor packet
1 ½ cups whipped topping
1 cup chopped pecans

For the crust: In a mixing bowl, combine flour, salt and sugar. Cut in Crisco and butter until crumbly. Add vinegar to ice water. Add vinegar/ice water mixture one tablespoon at a time until dough forms into a ball. Shape dough into a disc shape, wrap in plastic wrap and chill for one hour. Roll out on floured surface to fit a 9” pie dish. Trim crust and flute edges. Brush with egg wash. Set aside.

For the filling: In a small bowl combine all filling ingredients. Pour into pie shell, prick sides with fork, cover crust edges with foil. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes. Remove foil. Bake an additional 15-20 minutes until crust is golden brown. Cool on wire rack.

For topping 1: 1-10 oz jar of maraschino cherries with stems, drained (set aside 5 for garnish), cut up the remaining. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy; gradually beat in water and condensed milk. Add pudding mix and extract. Fold in 2 cups of whipped topping; add ½ cup nuts and maraschino cherries (chopped). Pour onto filling. Chill 4-6 hours.

For topping 2: Beat cream cheese and sugar until combined. Add vanilla. Add Duncan Hines Frosting Creations pkg. Fold in whipped topping. Cover entire pie with topping. Sprinkle with pecans and place 5 maraschino cherries in center of pie.