Strawberry Almond Pie

Ali & J Brown

By
@AliJ082011

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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

1 Hr 25 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

CRUST INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 c
pecan shortbread cookies, crushed
1/4 c
slivered almonds blanched
1/3 c
butter, melted

FILLING

6 c
fresh strawberries, hulled
1 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/3 c
sprite
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2
In small bowl, stir together all crust ingredients. Press on bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 8 minutes. Cool completely.
3
Mash enough strawberries to equal 1 cup. In 2-quart saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in mashed berries and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil (8 to 15 minutes). Boil 1 minute; remove from heat.
4
Stir in salt and almond extract; cool 10 minutes. Fill baked crust with remaining fresh strawberries; pour cooked mixture over fresh berries. Refrigerate at least 3 hours. Garnish with whipped cream and walnuts if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American