Strawberry Chiffon Pie

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 3 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Medium


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pint strawberries, crushed
  • 3⁄4 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1⁄4 cup cold water
  • 1⁄2 cup hot water
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 cups whipped cream, divided
  • 1⁄8 tsp. salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 prepared graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries

Directions

  • Cover crushed strawberries with 1⁄2 cup sugar and let stand for 30 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, soften the gelatin in the cold water. Add the hot water and stir to dissolve. Let cool. Add the crushed strawberries, lemon juice, and salt. Chill 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Fold in 1 cup whipped cream.
  • In a bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add the remaining 1⁄4 cup sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold the egg whites into the strawberry mixture. Pour into the crust. Chill 2 hours until firm.
  • Top with remaining whipped cream and sliced strawberries before serving.