Comments

Where or when is the sugar used in the ingredients...
Marina RazoTiropitas: Phyllo Cheese Triangles 11 days ago
would like yo get more recipes please
Randi ZiringPotato Bake With Garlic and Parmesan Cheese 17 days ago
please send recipe for:   potato bake with garlic ...
D. MarusarzVegan Lentil Sausage Rolls 20 days ago
This recipe sounds delicious. I'm passing it on to...
Arlene JohnsonChocoflan Recipe 1 month ago
😊
Trevor WestChicago Hot Dogs Recipe 1 month ago
Would like to make these a couple of times over th...
Must try these I love shortbread.  I am gluten fre...
do any of you bakers have room in your freezer to ...
Any 
Donna GuthrieRoasted Cauliflower, Chickpea and Arugula Salad 2 months ago
Thank you for this offer.I've been a vegetarian fo...

Strawberry Pie with Jello

Blossom Lady
Oct 07, 2021 08:30 AM
Strawberry Pie with Jello

When faced with seasonal fresh strawberries, few desserts are as welcomed as pie, and this version with jello is one of those easy recipes that screams sunny days and outdoor eating, with a sweet well balanced filling and lots of strawberry flavor. It lasts for several days, but I never get to experience that as it disappears so quickly!

This is one of those great recipes that I made one day just because, and it was quickly labeled as one of the family's favorites. A bit of a surprise, as using commercial jello is not something I ever envisioned doing, much less post about it. Yet, here I am. Sometimes a recipe just works and ends up being a delicious dessert alternative, and I'd be doing a disservice not sharing it with you.

It has several steps, but you can make the pie shell in advance or even use store-bought. And the gelatin mixture, which might sound complicated, is very easy to work with.

The strawberry cream pie I've been making for years is the one my grandmother handed down, and it involves clear, plain gelatin. No funny colors or flavors. I love it and make it often. But this one today is different as it packs more strawberries, is taller, uses a different pie crust, and doesn't have so much cream filling. A more relaxed version of this classic which is now filed under delicious pies to make often.

Ingredients:

For the crust:

  • 1 recipe for Flaky Pie Crust (or Sweet Shortcrust Pastry if you like a sweeter dessert), fully baked
  • Or use a store-bought one, preferably all-butter

For the filling:

  • 1 ½ pounds (25 ounces) fresh strawberries, weighed after hulled (about 1.8 pounds or 830g if weighed whole)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 tablespoons (1.4 ounces) strawberry jello powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

For the topping:

  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 8 whole strawberries
Prep Time:
50 minutes
Cook Time:
90 minutes
Total Time:
140 minutes
Like!1
Add to bookmarks
Assign tags
Loading...
No comments