"real" Strawberry Pie With French Cream Topping!

Recipe by Koechin Chef
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 Pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook frozen berries in large saucepan over med-low heat until berries release juice.Increrase heat to med-high and stirring often cook until you get a jam like consistency.(about 25 minutes.) Now measure and see if you have 2 cups! It needs to reduce to exactly 2 cups.(This is very important. It you have more after that time return it to the pan and cook some more.)
  • While this is cooking combine Gelatin, water and lemon juice and let stand until softened and thickened. (5 minutes).
  • Add the gelatin mixture, sugar, pinch of salt to the berry mixture and simmer for a few more minutes.
  • Transfer to a bowl and let cool about 30 minutes to room temp.fold in the sliced, fresh berries and place all in your baked pie shell. Refrigerate about 4 hours and up to 24 hours.
  • For the topping whip the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer until smooth.With mixer running. Add the whipping/heavy cream and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Serve pie with this delicious topping.
  • For a Lower calorie Topping. Use reduced fat cream cheese and fold in Cool-Whip Light or Free.
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