Phil Vickery Cherry Pie recipe for American Independence day on This Morning

Phil Vickery makes cherry pie for American Independence day on This Morning.

The ingredients are: 2 discs of sweet dessert pastry, 2 x 400g cans good quality black cherries, drained well, 2 heaped tbsp any brown sugar, 2 tbsp cornflour, 4 tbsp cold water, 1 medium egg and Granulated sugar for sprinkling on top of the pie.

To prepare the pie, pre-heat the oven to 180C.

Place the cherries into a saucepan and add a little of the strained juice, add the sugar and mix well.

Heat and then thicken with a little of the cornflour and water, once thickened, cool for 15 minutes.

Line the loose bottomed tart case with one disc of pastry, leaving a good overlap.

Pour into the lined tart, moisten the edges with a little beaten egg. Top with the second disc, seal the edges well. Cut off any excess pastry and crimp decoratively.

Brush with beaten egg, and sprinkle with sugar, make three small incisions in the top of the pie and place in the oven.

Cook for 30-40 minutes until the top of the pie is golden.

Remove from the oven and cool before eating. Cut into wedges and serve with vanilla ice cream.