Monday, January 27, 2014

Strawberry Lemonade Pie (Frozen) - 52 Do Ahead Desserts


Made easy with a Graham Cracker Crust, the filling is only 3 ingredients!  Just Mix, refreeze and serve!

The taste is SPECTACULAR, Tart and a little sweet and actually loaded with fresh fruit sorbet! Could this be a healthy pie???

A perfect cap to a Summer BBQ!

OK... Here's what I did...

Strawberry Lemonade Pie (Frozen) 

  • For Graham Cracker Crust
  • 2 Cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1 Stick (8 TBS) Butter, Melted
  • 4 TBS Sugar
  • For the Filling
  • 1 Brick (8 Ounces) Cream Cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1 Cup Thawed Frozen Pink Lemonade Concentrate
  • 1 Pint Strawberry Sorbet, Softened
  • For Garnish, Whipped Cream and Fresh Strawberries
Cooking Directions
  1. For the Graham Cracker Crust...
  2. Preheat oven to 350. Crumble the graham crackers (I used a food processor) to crumbs, Melt Butter.
  3. Mix crumbs, sugar and butter. Press into a 9 Inch Pie Pan
  4. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. Remove to wire rack a cool to room temperature.
  5. For the filling...
  6. In a stand mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add Lemonade concentrate and finally add the softened Sorbet. Continue to mix until smooth and well blended.
  7. Spoon the mixture into the cooled graham cracker crust.
  8. Freeze at least overnight, preferably 24 hours, until firm.
  9. Garnish with whipped cream and fresh fruit. Slice with a Knife that has been run through HOT water for a few seconds to make slicing easy.
  10. Serve COLD from the freezer and ENJOY!


This simple recipe has been added to my growing list of "52 Cakes and Pies at Home"!

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You get the idea. These recipes are simple, delicious and will have your family wanting dessert first...


So,  I am pleased to list this as one of my Growing list of  "52 Grilling Time Secret Extras" or "52 Ways to Cook BBQ and Grilling Recipes"!!!

Well over 52 recipes actually as I just can't stop... Over 100 in one grilling season (I love to grill!). But not just leat... Drinks, Condiments (LOTS of different BBQ sauces), Drinks, Desserts... even specialty items like GRILLED Pizza, and fun shaped Watermelons.  Easy and these ideas will make you the MASTER of your Backyard Domain!


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