This glazed fresh fruit pie with a surprise white chocolate layer was judged tops at this state fair pie contest.
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
Powdered sugar for dusting hearts
oz white chocolate
cups halved hulled fresh strawberries
cups fresh blueberries
tablespoons granulated sugar
Heat oven to 450°F. Unroll 1 pie crust in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate. Press crust against side and bottom. Prick bottom and side of crust with fork. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown. Cool completely; about 35 minutes.
Meanwhile, cut out small heart shapes from second pie crust. Bake them on a cookie sheet for about 5 minutes or until golden brown; cool. Dust with powdered sugar. Set aside.
Slice a few chocolate curls or shavings from side of white chocolate bar; set aside for decoration.
Melt the rest of the bar in a double boiler on stovetop or in microwave on Medium 1 to 2 minutes or until it stirs smooth; spread in the bottom of the cooled pie crust. Refrigerate 10 minutes.
Place a 3 1/2-inch biscuit cutter in the center of the pie shell and surround with 2 cups halved strawberries. Fill the center with blueberries (about 1 cup) up to strawberry level.
Place remaining strawberries in 2-quart saucepan with 5 tablespoons of the granulated sugar and 1 tablespoon of the water. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Crush strawberries. Strain the juice from the strawberries, and put about 2/3 cup of the juice back in the pan. Mix together 1 tablespoon of the cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water. Add the cornstarch mixture to the strawberry juice mixture. Cook over low heat about 4 minutes or until thickened. Spoon over strawberries and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, clean out the saucepan; add remaining blueberries, 5 tablespoons granulated sugar and 1 tablespoon water. Heat to boiling, and crush blueberries. Using the same procedure as with the strawberries, strain and return to pan with 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water that has been mixed together. Cook over low heat until thickened. Spoon blueberry mixture over blueberries.
Refrigerate pie for 2 hours; remove center ring. Decorate pie with pie crust hearts and chocolate curls or shavings. Awesome served with whipped cream, if desired.
Make chocolate shavings by pulling a vegetable peeler toward you across a white chocolate candy bar. Press firmly using long, thin strokes.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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- Vitamin A
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Exchanges:1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.