Old-fashioned strawberry pie

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 quart Strawberries
1 cup Sugar
3 tablespoons Cornstarch
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
¼ cup Water
\N \N Whipping cream
1 tablespoon Powdered sugar
¼ teaspoon Vanilla
⅛ teaspoon Nutmeg
1 \N (9-inch) pie crust; baked

Hull and clean berries. Place in a casserole; sprinkle sugar and water.

Cover and refrigerate overnight. In saucepan, combine juice from berries and cornstarch. Mix well; bring to a slow boil, stirring until mixture thickens. Remove from fire, cool; pour over berries. Pour berry mixture into a pie shell. Refrigerate about 3 hours. Beat whipping cream stiff; add powdered sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. Chill for 3 hours. Spoon over pie when ready to serve -- use a lavish hand.


From <A Taste of Louisiana>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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