Summer Strawberry Pie
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup heavy cream
1 (9 inch) baked pie shell
1/3 cup white sugar
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup grenadine syrup
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled
In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth and creamy.
Stir in vanilla and almond extract.
In a separate bowl, whip cream until peaks form.
Fold into cream cheese mixture.
Spread over bottom of the cooled baked pie shell.
In a saucepan, mix together sugar and cornstarch.
Stir in water until smooth.
Add grenadine and lemon juice.
Bring to a boil over medium heat.
Cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly, or until thickened.
Allow to cool, then chill.
Just before serving, stir together strawberries and cooled cornstarch mixture until evenly coated.
Spread over cream cheese layer.
Pairs Well With
This pie has a delicious twist.
You will no longer make regular strawberry pie because this one is so good.