Saturday, August 4, 2012

Elsah Landing California Strawberry Pie


1 9 inch pie shell, baked

1 cup instant nonfat dry milk powder (Carnation)
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup boiling water
3 Tablespoons butter, melted
2 Tablespoons lemon juice

Combine dry milk, sugar and water with butter in blender jar.  Blend until smooth.  Stir in lemon juice and chill.

4 cups sliced fresh strawberries or leave them whole if you prefer.
1 Tablespoon sugar, optional

Spread chilled mixture over bottom of prepared pie shell.  Arrange strawberries on top.  Sprinkle with sugar, if desired.

1-1/2 cups heavy cream
1 Tablespoon sugar, optional

Beat cream until almost stiff.  Gradually add sugar.  Beat until stiff.  Spread over fruit filling.

Fresh mint leaves"
Fresh strawberries

Garnish each serving with a mint leaf and a strawberry.

Source:  The Elsah Landing Restaurant

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