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strawberry cream pie

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
kathleen ralston
Sacramento, CA

My son's father was crazy for strawberry pie and this was the recipe I always used when I made it for him. It's from an old recipe book but I no longer remember where it came from.

★★★★★ 1
serves 5 or 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For strawberry cream pie

  • 1cup of sugar
  • 6 tbs cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 and 1/2 cups milk, scalded
  • 2 slightly beaten eggs
  • 3 tbs butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 9-in baked pastry shell
  • 1 pint strawberries, sliced
  • 1 cup heavy creamed, whipped

How To Make strawberry cream pie

  • 1
    Mix Sugar, Cornstarch and Salt.
  • 2
    Gradually add the milk and cook in a double boiler until thick.
  • 3
    Add a small amount of hot mixture to the eggs, then stir that into the remaining hot mixture. Cook until thick, stirring constantly.
  • 4
    Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. Chill.
  • 5
    Pour into a cooled baked shell. Cover with strawberries. Chill.
  • 6
    Spread with sweetened whipped cream just before serving. Garnish with halved berries.
  • 7

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