Twin peaks cherry pie

Twin peaks cherry pie

"This must be where pies go when they die" – this is the phrase a character from the famous series said after trying an incredible, insanely delicious pie. "Twin peaks" cherry pie is a bombastic combination of taste, aroma, and excellent appearance.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 30 minutes
Dough cooling time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Bakery
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 292 kcal


  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1 baking mold
  • 1 rolling pin


  • 100 g butter
  • 200 g flour
  • 1 pc egg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 150 g sugar
  • 500 g cherry
  • 1.5 tbsp cornstarch


  • Prepare everything necessary.
    Ingredients for twin peaks cherry pie
  • Pour all the flour into a bowl, add 50 g of sugar, baking powder. Cut the cold butter.
    200 g flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 150 g sugar, 100 g butter
    Butter, flour, sugar, baking soda
  • Crumb the mixture. This can be done with a knife, fork, or quickly rubbed with hands. Beat the egg. Add two-thirds to the dough, leave the rest for glazing.
    1 pc egg
  • Knead the dough. It will be soft, buttery, but should not stick to the hands. In any case, you can add flour during the pie assembly. Wrap the dough in cling film and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
    Pastry dough
  • For the filling, pit the cherries, collect the juice separately. If using frozen berries, there is usually a lot of liquid, but if using fresh cherries, you need to take an additional 100 ml of water.
    500 g cherry
    Cherry, starch
  • Put the berries in a saucepan, add the remaining sugar.
    150 g sugar
  • Bring to a boil. Dissolve the cornstarch (1 tbsp) in the cherry juice and pour into the saucepan in a thin stream.
    1.5 tbsp cornstarch
  • Simmer for a couple of minutes until the filling thickens.
    Cherry filling for twin peaks pie
  • Roll out most of the dough into a thin layer, transfer to the form, level the bottom and sides. Here the form is 24 cm in diameter. Sprinkle with cornstarch through a sieve.
    1.5 tbsp cornstarch
    Starch, pastry dough
  • Distribute the cherry filling.
    Cherry filling
  • Roll out the remaining dough, cut into strips and decorate the pie in a lattice pattern. Glaze with the remaining egg.
    Cake greased with egg
  • Bake in the oven at 170℃ for 20-25 minutes. The “Twin Peaks” pie is ready. It can be eaten immediately or after cooling down.
    Twin peaks cherry pie


Calories: 292kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 3gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 115mgPotassium: 169mgFiber: 2gSugar: 27gVitamin A: 353IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg




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