Strawberry Satin Pie

Strawberry Satin Pie

This pie is absolutely lovely to look at. It is delicious too! The recipe takes a bit of time, but you will be happy you put in the extra effort. 

Strawberry Satin Pie
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Pie
Ingredients
  • 1 pie crust baked according to directions
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 (1/4 oz) pkg. unflavored gelatin
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup heavy cream (whipped with 1 tsp vanilla)**
  • 1 cup strawberries
Glaze:
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 4 tsp sugar, divided
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp cornstarch
  • ½ tsp red food coloring
  • ½ tsp lemon flavoring
Instructions
Filling:
  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, flour, cornstarch, salt and unflavored gelatin.
  2. Gradually add milk until smooth.
  3. Cook on medium heat stirring constantly until mixture is thick.
  4. In a small bowl, slightly beat 1 egg.
  5. Add a little of the hot thickened filling into the egg and the mix back into the hot mixture.
  6. Chill mixture completely in the refrigerator. Mixture will be very thick.
  7. Beat filling with a mixer until smooth.
  8. Fold in whipped cream.
  9. Pour into a prepared, cooled pie crust.
  10. Slice strawberries, saving one large one for the center of the pie.
  11. Arrange berries in circles, beginning from the outside into the middle, placing the large berry in the center.
Glaze:
  1. Combine ¾ cup water, 2 tsp sugar and salt and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and cool for a few minutes.
  3. Mix together ¼ cup water and cornstarch; add to the glaze mixture and cook until slightly thickened.
  4. Add 2 tsp sugar, red food coloring and lemon flavoring.
  5. Cook until clear.
  6. Top with glaze and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Tip
  1. You can use 1 package of Dream Whip mixed according to package directions in place of whipped cream if desired.