Peach, Plum, Nectarine or Cherry Filling

Peach, Plum, Nectarine or Cherry Filling
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  • 3Servings


  • 2 pounds peaches, red plums or nectarines, sliced, or 1 1/2 pounds cherries, stemmed and pitted
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter


In a large bowl, toss the fruit with the sugar, lemon juice and corn starch.

In a heavy, medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the fruit mixture and bring to a boil, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Lower the heat and simmer, stirring often, until thickened, about 10 minutes. Let cool.