Strawberry Satin Pie

Recipe by CoffeeMom
READY IN: 4hrs 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the Creamy Satin Filling-.
  • Combine sugar, cornstarch, flour, and salt in a saucepan. Gradually stir in milk.
  • Bring to boiling, stirring constantly. Lower heat, cook and stir until thick and bubbly. Stir a litle of the hot mixture into the beaten egg; return it to the remaining hot mixture.
  • Bring to just a boil, stirring constantly. Cool; then chill throughly. After it is chilled, beat throughly.
  • Whip cream until stiff, then add fold into egg mixture with the vanilla. Cover the bottom of the cooled pre-baked pastry shell with the filling.
  • Divide berries as follows-.
  • Reserve a few perfect berries for the center. Crush 1/2 cup berries and set aside. Slice remaining berries in half.
  • Arrange halved and whole berries atop filling, whole berries in the center.
  • Combine the crushed berries and 1/2 cup of water in a small pan.
  • Cook 2 minutes over medium heat, then press through a sieve.
  • Mix sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir into berry juice. Cook and stir until thick and clear. Tint with several drops of red food coloring. Cool slightly, then spoon over pie.
  • Refrigerate until serving time. Can easily be made the day before.
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