Strawberry Cream Pie Recipe

The classic puff pastry cream pie gets sexier with a layer of juicy strawberry filling! You may use fresh or frozen strawberries, or any other red berries.

Ingredients

For the pie
  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 250-300 g berries fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 70 g raisins
  • 70 g of nuts (walnuts, almonds, peanuts) crashed
  • A bit of granulated sugar for sprinklin
For the cream
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 400 ml milk
  • 1 large tablespoon flour
  • 1 large tablespoon corn flower
  • 75 g. sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbs butter at the end

Instructions

  • Start by making the cream. Add half of the sugar in a saucepan with the milk leaving 2 tbsp of the milk out of the saucepan and simmer over medium heat.
  • Mix 3 egg yolks with the remaining sugar the 2 tbsp milk into a bowl using a whisk.
  • Add vanilla, flour and corn flower and mix.
  • Continue beating until the mixture is homogenous.
  • Bring milk to a boiling point, and add it slowly to the egg mixture using a ladle. Stir with care so that the eeg mixture does not turn to scrambled eggs.
  • Transfer a small quantity of the hot milk to warm up the eggs and mix well.
  • Return the entire mixture in the pot and stir constantly with a whisk until cream thickens over low heat.
  • Remove from the heat as soon as cream thickens, add vanilla and butter and stir until butter is melt and incorporated the cream.
  • Transfer the cream in a pan and let it cool down in the freezer (for 5-10 minutes), covered with a cling film so that it doesn't make a crust.
  • Strain the berries and add nutmeg, a little sugar, raisins and nuts to them.
  • Flour the pastry well on both sides and put on a baking sheet.
  • Put the cream in the middle part and arrange the fruit on top of it.
  • Cover the filling with the other two pieces of puff pastry
  • Cover the pie with an egg yolk, sprinkle a little granulated sugar and bake in preheated oven at 200 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
  • Serve in pieces with vanilla ice cream.

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