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Community Recipe
from [JanetDMiller]
Strawberry Cream Pie

Strawberry Cream Pie

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:35 Minutes
  • Total time:5 Hours, 45 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon(s) cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 0.25 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 3 cup(s) half-and-half
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 1 package(s) chocolate wafer cookies
  • 0.5 semisweet chocolate baking bar chopped
  • 0.5 cup(s) butter melted
  • 1 quart(s) fresh strawberries
  • 0.25 cup(s) red currant jelly
  • 1 tablespoon(s) orange liqueur

Preparation

I. Whisk together f1rst 3 ingredients

and 2/3 cup sugar in a

medium-size heavy saucepan.

Whisk together half-and-half

and next 2 ingredients in a

small bowl; gradually add

to cornstarch mixtu re,

whisking constantly.

1. Bring to a boil over medium

heat, whisking constantly, and

cook, whisking constantly, I

minute. Remove from heat,

and transfer to a bowl; cover

and chill4 to 24 hours.

3. Preheat oven to 3S0°. Pulse

wafer cookies and chopped

chocolate in a food processor

8 to 10 times or until finely

crushed. Stir together cookie

crumb mixture, melted butter,

and remaining Y3 cup sugar;

firmly press mixture on bottom,

up sides, and onto lip of a lightly

greased 9-inch pie plate.

4. Bake at 3S0° for 10 minutes.

Transfer to a wire rack, and

cool completely (about 30

minutes).

5. Spoon chilled half-and-half

mixture into prepared crust.

Cut 8 to 10 strawberries in half,

and arrange around outer

edge of pie (leaving tops on,

if desired); hull and slice

remaining strawberries, and

arrange in center of pie.

6. Cook jelly in a small saucepan

over medium heat 2 to

3 minutes or until melted.

Remove from heat, and stir in liqueur. Chill uncovered for 30 minutes.

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