Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Quick Strawberry Pie recipe

Preparation Time : 25 min.
Setting Time : 30 min. Serves 6 to 8.

For the crust
7 tablespoons crushed Marie biscuits
4 tablespoons melted butter
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
For the filling
1 packet (100 grams) strawberry jelly
1 family pack (1/2 litre) vanilla ice-cream
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
3/4 teacup sliced strawberries
For the decoration
sweetened cream
fresh strawberries

For the crust
1. Mix all the biscuits, butter and sugar and press the mixture evenly into a 175 or 200 mm. diameter loose bottom tin
2. Place in the refrigerator until firm.
For the filling
1. Dissolve the jelly in 3 teacups of boiling water.
2. Pour the hot jelly mixture over the ice-cream. Place over ice.
3. Add the lemon juice and sugar and beat continuously until light and fluffy.4.Add the sliced strawberries.

How to proceed
1. Pour the jelly mixture over the set crust. Put to set in the refrigerator until firm.
2. When set, remove and decorate with sweetened cream and fresh strawberries.
3. Serve cold.

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