Strawberry-Blueberry-Banana 4th of July Pie

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Recipe by ennaodanoroc

I made this up on the weekend of the 4th of July when I wanted a dessert that matched the holiday. A little time consuming, but straightforward and delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, and salt. Add milk in gradually while stirring gently. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is bubbly. Keep stirring and cook for about 2 more minutes, and then remove from the burner.
  2. Stir a small quantity of the hot mixture into the beaten egg yolks, and immediately add egg yolk mixture to the rest of the hot mixture. Cook for 2 more minutes; remember to keep stirring. Remove the mixture from the stove, and vanilla. Stir until the whole thing has a smooth consistency.
  3. Clean and rinse berries. If they are large cut in halves or quarters.
  4. Bring water to a boil over medium heat. Add sugar and strawberries and simmer until berries are tender, about 8 minutes. You will still have lumps of berries. If you want a smooth consitency, break the fruit up by pushing the berries with the back of a spoon on the side of the pan.
  5. Dissolve cornstach in a little water and add to fruit, stirring constantly. Add zest if desired.
  6. Bring to rolling boil, stirring constantly. Continue stirring and allow pudding to boil a few minutes. The pudding should no longer be cloudy and regain its shine and gloss.
  7. Repeat steps 4-6 with the blueberries.
  8. Bake frozen pie crust according to a directions on the package.
  9. When shell is cool, dump the three pudding/fruit mixtures into the crust in 3 vertical stripes.
  10. Arrange strawberries on top of strawberry section, blueberries on top of blueberry section, and banana slices on top of vanilla section.

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