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Pie Filling Recipe Using Canned Peaches:

I wanted to top a dessert with pie filling, but it's an expensive topping. So I used a can of peaches in lite syrup to make my own pie filling to use as a fruit topping. It yields 1-1/2 cups of pie filling. Fast, simple, delicious! #TexasHomesteader

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword canned peaches, fruit, peaches, pie filling, topping
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 1-1/2 cups
Author www.TexasHomesteader.com



  • 1 15-oz can Peach Slices in syrup
  • 1/2 cup Reserved drained juice from can
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 Heaping Tblsp Cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract



  1. Whisk together 1/3 cup sugar & a heaping tablespoon cornstarch. Then add reserved 1/2 cup drained fruit juice with the sugar mixture in a saucepan.

  2. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil until thickened and mixture begins to bubble.

  3. Add reserved fruit (chopped if desired) all at once. Return to a boil, stirring constantly but gently until it's as thick as you like it.

  4. Add 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Simmer for 1 minute longer, stirring constantly.

  5. Remove from heat, stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.