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Summertime Strawberry Cream Pie


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Ingredients

  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • Pie FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup Truvia Baking Blend
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup crushed strawberries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Truvia Baking Blend
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • Whipped cream, optional

Instructions

  1. Instructions
  2. Step 1 – Bake your pie shell
  3. Step 2 – In a large saucepan, combine the Truvia Baking Blend, cornstarch, flour and salt
  4. Step 3 – Gradually stir in the milk, cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.
  5. Step 4 – Reduce the heat and cook for 2 more minutes, stirring
  6. Step 5 – Remove from heat and stir a small amount into the egg, return all to the saucepan.
  7. Step 6 – Cook and stir until almost bubbly, reduce head and cook for 2 more minutes (do not boil)
  8. Step 7 – Remove from heat, stir in the vanilla and almond extract
  9. Step 8 – Cool to room temperature before whipping the cream, fold into the filling and fill the pie shell. Chill for 2 hours
  10. Step 9 – Combine crushed strawberries and water in a large sauce pan, cook for 2 minutes
  11. Step 10 – Combine the Truvia and cornstarch, gradually stir into the berries. Cook until thick and clear, stirring constantly
  12. Step 11 – Strain, cool for 20 minutes
  13. Step 12 – arrange the berry halfes over the pie filling, pour the glaze over the berries and refridgerate for an hour. Top with whip cream. Serves 8.