Strawberry Cream Pie

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Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Directions for Cream Filling:
  2. Mix first 4 ingredients.
  3. Gradually stir in milk.
  4. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil; reduce heat and cook and stir till thick.
  5. Stir a little of hot mixture into egg; return to remaining hot mixture.
  6. Bring just to boiling, stirring constantly.
  7. Cool, then chill.
  8. Beat well; fold in whipped cream and vanilla.
  9. Directions for pie:
  10. Toast almonds until lightly browned, then sprinkle over the bottom of the cooled pie crust.
  11. Fill crust with chilled Cream Filling.
  12. Halve 2 cups of the strawberries.
  13. Pile atop filling.
  14. Glaze:
  15. Crush remaining 1/2 cup berries; add water; cook 2 minutes; sieve.
  16. Mix sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in berry juice.
  17. Cook, and stir till thick and clear.
  18. Tint to desired color with food coloring.
  19. Cool slightly; pour over halved strawberries.
  20. Keep refrigerated till serving time.
  21. Pass whipped cream, if desired.

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