Ground Cherry Pie II13 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 40 min
- Ready In: 55 min
“Ground cherries, also known as husk tomatoes, produce tiny tomato-like fruits in papery husks on low, lanky bushes. This is an old Mennonite recipe with a crumb topping.” - by JBS BOX
Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch pie
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
- Wash ground cherries and place in unbaked pie shell. Mix brown sugar and 1 tablespoon flour and sprinkle over cherries. Sprinkle water over top. Mix together 3 tablespoons flour and 3 tablespoons sugar. Cut butter in until crumbly. Top cherry mixture with crumbs.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, reduce temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and continue to bake for 25 minutes.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 214 cal
- 8.4 g
- 33.9 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (13)Rate This Recipe
"I bought these ground cherries in Mennonite country in Pennsylvania, while visiting my son. I was told they make a great pie, but I had no recipe. Luckily, thru "all recipes", I found this recipe. ..." See moreIt was delicious. I might cut down on the sugar if I'm lucky enough to get any more of these ground cherries - but it was a treat."
"I purchased ground cherries at the near by Mennonite produce auction. I found this recipe and it was great.I used 4 cups of ground cherries for a larger pie. I did increase the flour in the pie. It..." See more was so easy and is sooooooo delicious. I did not increase the sugar. The cherries become more sweet when they cook."
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