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Strawberry Cream Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marilyn Popp
Added: Thursday, February 9, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 baked 9" pie shell
1/2 c. sugar
3 T. cornstarch
3 T. flour
1/2 t. salt
2 c. milk
1/2 c. heavy cream-whipped
1 t. vanilla
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 1/2 c. strawberries
1/2 c. slivered almonds or pecans (optional)

For Glaze:
1/2 c. water
1/4 c. sugar
2 t. cornstarch

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, lower heat and cook and stir till thick. Stir a little of the hot mixture into egg; return to remaining hot mixture. Again bring just to a boil, stirring constantly. Cool, then chill. Beat well; fold in the whipped cream and vanilla.
For Glaze:
Crush 1/2 cup of the strawberries; add water and cook 2 minutes; sieve. Combine sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in the berry juice. Cook, stirring constantly, till thick and clear. Cool slightly.
To assemble. Put almonds/pecans in bottom of baked pie shell. Fill with chilled cream filling. Slice 2 cups of the strawberries in half; pile on top of the filling, then pour slightly cooled glaze over the strawberries and put in refrigerator till serving time

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
takes a little time, but it's worth it
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Emily used to make this too. It is good.
It is an old Hillje recipe.

 

 

 

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