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All-American Strawberry Pie

 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!
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 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. Yield: 8
  • servings.

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All-American Strawberry Pie (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 456 calories, 26 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 146 mg cholesterol, 262 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.