Enjoy this pie in the summer when it’s too hot to turn on the oven to bake a pie, and cherries are at their peak! You can use this recipe for any other raw fruit as well!
1 c dried plums (prunes), soaked in hot water for 20 minutes
2 Tbsp dried mulberries, soaked with the prunes
1 ½ c raw almonds
¼ tsp iodized sea salt
2 Tbsp cacao powder
Grind the almonds in a food processor until coarse crumbs. Add the soaked fruits, cacao and salt; process to make a dough like consistency. Press crust mixture into a pie plate.
1 1/2lbs fresh cherries, pitted and halved
2 Tbsp local honey
1 tsp Ceylon cinnamon
1 tsp real vanilla extract
½ c sliced almonds
2 Tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
Mix the cherries, honey, cinnamon and vanilla. Pour into pie crust. Sprinkle the almonds and coconut over the top. Chill.
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