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Nectarine Cream Pie Recipe

Nectarine Cream Pie Recipe

This is a good dessert on hot summer days like we have here in Florida. It's cool and cheery, and it also tastes yummy!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced fresh or frozen unsweetened strawberries, thawed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Red food coloring, optional
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 2 cups sliced peeled fresh or frozen nectarines, thawed

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, mash the strawberries. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and water until blended; Stir in mashed berries. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice and food coloring if desired. Cool.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and extract until smooth. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into the pastry shell. Arrange nectarines over cream mixture. Top with strawberry mixture. Refrigerate until set, about 3 hours. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 395 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 143 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.