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Strawberry Cream Pie

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Teaspoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Whipping cream 1 Pint
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Tablespoon
  Baked sweet pastry shell 2
  Strawberries 1 Quart
  Red currant jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Soak gelatin in 2 tbsp water 5 minutes.
Set in small pan of boiling water to dissolve.
Cool slightly.
Whip cream and sugar until just beginning to thicken.
Add dissolved gelatin in a thin stream and continue beating until cream stands in stiff peaks.
Fold in almond extract and orange rind.
Pile in cooled pie shell.
Cover top of pie completely with whole strawberries.
Combine red currant jelly and 1 tbsp water in a small dish.
Set in pan of boiling water and heat until jelly melts.
Cool slightly.
Spoon jelly over top of strawberries letting it run down over any cream that is showing.
Chill for a few minutes and serve.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Gourmet

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