Cherry Pie Recipe

22 ways with cherries

  • Easy

Cherries are a really grown-up, indulgent fruit to use in puddings and cakes. The sharply sweet flavour cuts through sponges and tarts to make a distinctive dessert. Try classic bakewell tart or sugar-crusted cherry pie, or go for a modern treat such as fresh cherry and coconut lamingtons and cherry blondie tart


Try our cherry recipes using fresh cherries. From cherry pie recipes to twists on the black forest gateau, we have plenty of cherry desserts to try…



  • We use black and red cherries

Cherry pie

Combine cherries in kirsch from a jar with fresh black cherries to make a comforting filling for this sweet shortcrust pastry pie. Try more sweet pie fillings here...

Cherry Pie Recipe

Black forest gateau cheesecake

This dark, indulgent chocolate cheesecake swirled with raspberries is a great showstopper for any occasion. Making the chocolate collar is really worth the effort for an extra special touch. Try more of our indulgent cheesecake recipes here...

Cherry jam and almond galettes

Check out our almond galettes with whole black cherries and cherry jam. These mini tarts are made easy with ready-made puff pastry and a simple homemade almond frangipane.

Almond Frangipane Recipe with Cherries

Black cherry bakewell slices with coconut

Check out our bakewell slices with juicy cherries and crunchy desiccated coconut. This take on the classic bakewell tart is easy to make and perfect with an afternoon cuppa. Try more afternoon tea treats here...

Cherry Bakewell Recipe with Coconut

Pickled cherries

Make these dark and juicy sweet pickled cherries. This quick and easy pickle recipe is bursting with sweet cherry flavour and goes perfectly with charcuterie, salads or roast pork.

Pickled Cherries in a kilner jar served on a wooden board with ham and bread

Cherry and pistachio bakewell galette

Check out this easy twist on the classic British bakewell tart. Pistachios add a vivid green colour and richness to the traditional almond filling. Chilling the tart before baking helps set the shape so don’t skip that step.

Bakewell Tart with Cherries and Pistachio galette cut up into triangles and served on round white plates on a rustic white table

Cherry ice cream

Sweet, juicy cherries and vanilla custard ice-cream, perfect for cooling off on a warm day. Seriously simple to prepare and no need for an ice-cream maker. How can you resist? Check out more of our ice cream ideas here...

Cherry Ice Cream Recipe

Black cherry granita

Try our black cherry granita, it's a perfect summer palate cleanser. This recipe is super quick and easy to make, and it's great for a big crowd.

Black Cherry Granita Recipe

Sugar-crusted cherry pies

Morello cherries in jars or tins make a great store cupboard ingredient so you can knock up these individual sweet pies at a moment's notice. The sugar topping gives a crunchy finish to the pastry.

Black forest trifle

The best pudding comes in a glass! This easy idea for trifle uses ready made brownies and cornflake cakes, with cherries and blueberries. Topped with custard, cream and chocolate – what's not to love? An ideal dessert for a special dinner with friends or family.

Cherry Trifle Recipe

Fresh cherry and coconut lamingtons

Lamingtons, originally from Australia, make a delicious teatime treat. Mini cakes, decorated in cherry jam and desiccated coconut, topped with a fresh cherry.

Cherry and Coconut Pink Lamingtons Recipe

Goat's curd, pickled cherry and pecan toasts

This recipe for goat's curd, pickled cherry and pecan toasts makes a great, simple veggie snack or lighter lunch.

Cherry Toasts With Goat's Curd

Bakewell tart

Create a classic British bakewell tart with step-by-step help. Try this recipe with other seasonal fruits such as strawberries or cherries, if you like.

Bakewell tart

Black forest brownies

Black forest brownies combine two of our favourite sweet treats. This brownie/black forest gâteau mash-up is boozy, cherry-studded, chocolatey heaven. Add a big dollop of kirsch spiked cream if you can handle it. More brownie ideas here...

Black Forest Brownies Recipe

White forest trifle

This trifle is an easy and stylish Christmas dessert to make during the festive season or all year round. Ready in only 30 minutes, our white forest cake will become a crowd favourite in no time.

Chocolate-dipped meringue with cherries and boozy cream

Add fresh cherries to this simple recipe alone with boozy cream for a grown up dessert. Check out these chocolate-dipped meringues with cherries and boozy cream. This recipe is really simple and incredibly moreish, a great summer dessert.

Choc-Dipped Meringues with Cherries

Baileys chocolate tiffin with cherries

Check out these indulgent chocolate tiffins with our favourite Christmas drink in solid chocolate form. You don’t have to include the edible glitter but it does give added bling.

Baileys Chocolate Tiffin Recipe for Christmas

Cherry almond crumbles

These individual pots of cherry-deliciousness couldn't be simpler to make, the perfect baking project with the kids. Flaked almonds add a sweet crunch everyone will love.

Cherry blondie tart

Readymade pastry makes this easy, but it's still special enough to serve friends and family. Cherries and white chocolate are a surprisingly good combo.

Cherry Blondie Tart Recipe

Sour cherry stollen bars

This ingredients list may look lengthy but it’s all about building up the textures and flavours to make this the most moreish bar ever – way better than regular stollen.

Christmas Stollen Recipe

Sour cherry cakes with cream cheese frosting

A seasonal favourite. The cream cheese frosting tones down the tartness of the cherries.

Sour cherry cakes with cream cheese frosting

Upside-down cherry torte

Summer berry season is in full swing, so make the most of it with this show-stopping cherry torte. Delicious and easy to make, this dessert is great for entertaining.

Cherry Cake Recipe with Clotted Cream