Dessert, Pie

Baked Cream Pie

Listen to Episode 38: A Weird Little Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 unbaked pie shell
  • 5-6 peaches or nectarines, peeled, pitted & sliced OR 1 1/2-2 c berries, cleaned, drained & dry
  • 1 c heavy cream
  • 2/3 c white sugar
  • 4 Tbs flour
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla

Directions:

  • Blend sugar and flour together. Add heavy cream and vanilla, mix well.
  • Put fruit in pie shell. Pour cream mixture over fruit.
  • Bake at 400°F for 35-40 minutes. Serve warm or cold.
  • Store in refrigerator.
Dessert

Fresh Berry Trifle

Listen to Episode 14: A Trifle, A Fool, And A Tipsy Laird Walked Into A Bowl

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound cake or angel food cake, sliced into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1/4 c jam (any)
  • 2 Tbs orange juice or fruit liqueur
  • 2 boxes vanilla instant pudding
  • 3 3/4 c whole milk
  • 1/4 c orange juice
  • 4 quarts berries

Directions:

  • Clean berries & allow to drain well on paper toweling. Remove stems from strawberries and cut each in half (if used). Save several of the nicer berries for garnish.
  • Mix jam and 2 Tbs juice or liqueuer well. Using a pastry brush, brush onto one side of each slice of cake.
  • Mix vanilla pudding powder, 1/4 c orange juice, and milk, blend with kitchen whisk.
  • To assemble, line bowl with cake slices, sprinkle with assortment of berries, top with some of pudding, top with cake, berries, pudding, then cake, berries, & pudding.
  • Garnish with saved berries. Serve with whipped cream.