Friday, June 29, 2012

Strawberry Cream Pie


Pie is one of those things that screams family get togethers or cook-outs.
With fourth of July coming up...I thought I would make a patriot pie that is so
delicious everyone will ask you for the recipe and it's super easy.
Something magical happens when you make homemade whip cream and
- pair it with sweet delicious strawberries.

Strawberry Cream Pie

6 ounces vanilla wafers
4 tablespoons plus 2/3 cup sugar
5 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 cup cranberry-raspberry juice
2 quarts strawberries, thinly sliced
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup heavy cream

1) Heat oven to 350 degrees. For the crust, in a food processor, combine
vanilla wafers and 2 tablespoons sugar. Process until mixture resembles fine
crumbs. Transfer to medium bowl, add melted butter. Stir to combine, Press
crumb mixture onto bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie plate. Bake for 14 minutes.
Let the pie cool for 30 minutes.

2) Meanwhile in a medium saucepan, combine the 2/3 cup sugar, the juice, 2 cups
of strawberries and cornstarch. Gently crush berries. Bring to boiling over medium
heat. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in remaining berries. Pour
into cooled pie crust and chill for at least 4 hours.

3) Just before serving in a large chilled bowl, beat heavy cream and 2
tablespoons of sugar and whip until soft peaks form.


31 comments:

  1. oh my gosh! i love vanilla wafers, they remind me of childhood. so i think this pie needs to be in my repertoire!

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  2. Strawberries are in season and that dish looks very nice. Richard from the Amish community of Lebanon,pa

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  3. So darn pretty!! Perfect for the fourth

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  4. Looks fabulous!! When are you coming out with a cookbook?? :)

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  5. Yum! This is most definitely going on my summer dessert recipe list :)

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  6. Val, you save my day: have to go to a party tonight and need to make something quick. Brilliant! Thanks! Have a great weekend! :)

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  7. This has summer written all over it! I've been having a craving for a strawberry creme pie lately.

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  8. Oh my goodness, this looks SO delish! I have a lot of strawberries to use up this weekend! Maybe I'll use them for this recipe! I posted a recipe (not my own) on my blog today for strawberry & watermelon lemonade...it would be a great refresher with this pie! YUM!

    xoxo,
    Brooke
    www.decorgreat.blogspot.com

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  9. Are you still cooking even back east? :)

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  10. yum this looks delicious and perfect for the fourth!

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  11. Oh my that looks good. And the cherry bruschetta...wowzers!!!
    : ) Kris

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  12. Yum! This pie just screams summertime!!

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  13. Yum!! That looks and sounds delicious :)
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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  14. So simple and delicious! I just so happen to have a huge container of strawberries in my fridge, begging to be made into this!

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  15. This looks so delicious and what a great way to take advantage of strawberry season. I bet the vanilla wafer crust is super tasty!

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  16. Looking delicious! you always surprise me :)

    http://hind-toufga.blogspot.com/

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  17. SOOO SAD I saw this three days after my two pounds of strawberries went bad. They weren't very sweet and I couldn't figure out what to do with them. I kept looking for a recipe exactly like this. You always have the answers. I should have known.

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  18. The perfect 4th of July dessert! Hugs friend!

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  19. Strawberry pie is the greatest- I could live off of it. Yours looks divine!

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  20. Knew I could count on a festive holiday recipe when I stopped by today! Strawberry pie is just right for the 4th. Very nice!

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  21. Love strawberries +
    Love Pie =
    I need to make one :)
    Have a happy Fourth of July Val!

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  22. I'm seeing so many recipes with strawberries today. I need to do something now! haha

    kristen
    www.beholdthemetatron.com

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  23. YUM YUM YUM!!! This looks amazing!

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  24. Yummy!! Such a gorgeous pie, I'd eat this right up! :)

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  25. Love strawberry pies and this one looks gorgeous!

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  26. Beautiful and delicious pie! Happy 4th of July!

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  27. okay...I thought the string beans recipe was totally BOMB...but uh oh the strawberry cream pie beats the string beans FOR SURE!! YUMMY!

    <3Amanda
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