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strawberry cream pie

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
ali Bresnahan
Kihei, HI

While this recipe calls for a coconut/butter crust, you can also use a graham cracker crust. Both are yummy.

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For strawberry cream pie

  • 6 Tbsp
  • 2 1/2 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1 qt
    strawberries, chopped**
  • 3/4 c
  • 1
    envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • **save some whole strawberries for top of pie**

How To Make strawberry cream pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 300. FOR CRUST: In a small bowl combine butter and coconut. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9" pie plate. Bake for 35 minutes or until lightly browned. (Cover edges loosely with foil to prevent overbrowning.) Cool on wire rack.
  • 2
    FOR FILLING: In a large bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; let stand for 15 minutes. In small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Cook and stir over medium heat until gelatin is dissolved. Add lemon juice and stir into strawberry mixture.
  • 3
    Cool mixture to room temperature. Fold in whipping cream. Pour into pie crust. Decorate top of pie with saved whole berries, cut in half. Refrigerate for at least four hours, then serve.

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