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Aunt Lana's Famous Strawberry Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lana Shaklee Schiltz
Added: Sunday, April 26, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 9-inch baked pastry shell
1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1 recipe Cream Filling
2 1/2 cups fresh strawberries
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1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
Few drops red food coloring
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Cream Filling:
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt.
2 cups milk.

Directions:
Directions:
Cover bottom of cooked pastry shell with almonds. Fill with Cream Filling. Halve 2 cups of the strawberries. Place on top of filling.

Crush remaining 1/2 cup berries, add water, cook 2 minutes; sieve. Mix sugar and cornstarch ; gradually stir in berry juice . Cook and stir till thick and clear. Tint to desired color with food coloring. Cool slightly; pour over halved strawberries. Keep refrigerated till serving time. Pass with whipped cream if desired.

Cream Filling:
Mix sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt. Gradually stir in milk.
Stirring constantly, bring to a boil; reduce heat and cook and stir till thick. Stir a little of hot mixture into 1 slightly beaten egg; return to remaining hot mixture. Bring just to boiling, stirring constantly. Cool, then chill mixture.
Beat well; fold in 1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This has always been my family's favorite. It takes a while to make, but is so-o-o worth it.

 

 

 

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