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All-American Strawberry Pie

Sweet, red strawberries combined with pretty, tart blueberries, all layered atop a creamy vanilla pudding...that makes a red-white-and-blue pie that my grandmother would serve every Fourth of July!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 pie shell (9 inches), baked
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Directions

  • In a 3-qt. saucepan, combine sugar, flour and salt. Add milk, stirring until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Stir in small amount of milk mixture into yolks, then return all to saucepan. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Cool 20 minutes.
  • Pour into pie shell; chill several hours until firm. Whip cream and sugar; spread half over pie filling. Arrange berries on cream. Dollop or pipe remaining cream around edge of pie.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 456 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 262mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

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