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Strawberry Cream Pie

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Ingredients
  9 inch baked pastry shell 1
  Slivered blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Toasted)
  Cream filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Strawberries 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Red food coloring 2 Drop
Directions

Cover bottom of cooled pastry shell with nuts.
Fill with chilled Cream Filling.
Halve 2 cups of the strawberries.
Pile atop filling.
Glaze: Crush remaining 1/2 cup berries; add water; cook 2 minutes; sieve.
Mix sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in berry juice.
Cook, and stir till thick and clear.
Tint to desired color with food coloring.
Cool slightly; pour over halved strawberries.
Keep refrigerated till serving time.
Pass whipped cream, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Pie

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