Strawberry Cream Pie

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Directions for Cream Filling:
  2. Mix first 4 ingredients.
  3. Gradually stir in milk.
  4. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil; reduce heat and cook and stir till thick.
  5. Stir a little of hot mixture into egg; return to remaining hot mixture.
  6. Bring just to boiling, stirring constantly.
  7. Cool, then chill.
  8. Beat well; fold in whipped cream and vanilla.
  9. Directions for pie:
  10. Toast almonds until lightly browned, then sprinkle over the bottom of the cooled pie crust.
  11. Fill crust with chilled Cream Filling.
  12. Halve 2 cups of the strawberries.
  13. Pile atop filling.
  14. Glaze:
  15. Crush remaining 1/2 cup berries; add water; cook 2 minutes; sieve.
  16. Mix sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in berry juice.
  17. Cook, and stir till thick and clear.
  18. Tint to desired color with food coloring.
  19. Cool slightly; pour over halved strawberries.
  20. Keep refrigerated till serving time.
  21. Pass whipped cream, if desired.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

This pie turned out nice and tasty, but the filling didn't set up properly -- it was very soft and runny. I used the heavy cream called for as part of the filling, but for the milk I used 2%, so next time I'll try it with whole milk.

TasteTester February 21, 2009

Dannygirl, This Recipe turned out superbly.Enjoyed putting it together,it takes a bit of time ,but well worth it. thanks for posting...Don Steele

Don Steele February 08, 2009

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