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Title: Strawberry Cream Pie
Categories: Dessert Pie
Yield: 6 Servings

1 9-inch baked pie crust
1 Recipe cream filling
2tsCornstarch ------cream filling--------
1 Egg; slightly beaten
1/2cSlivered; blanched almonds
2 1/2cFresh strawberries
  Few drops red food coloring
3tbEnriched flour
1/2cHeavy cream; whipped

Directions for Cream Filling: Mix first 4 ingredients. Gradually stir in milk. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil; reduce heat and cook and stir till thick. Stir a little of hot mixture into egg; return to remaining hot mixture. Bring just to boiling, stirring constantly. Cool, then chill. Beat well; fold in whipped cream and vanilla. Directions for pie: Toast almonds until lightly browned, then sprinkle over the bottom of the cooled pie crust. Fill crust with chilled Cream Filling. Halve 2 cups of the strawberries. Pile atop filling. Glaze: Crush remaining 1/2 cup berries; add water; cook 2 minutes; sieve. Mix sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in berry juice. Cook, and stir till thick and clear. Tint to desired color with food coloring. Cool slightly; pour over halved strawberries. Keep refrigerated till serving time. Pass whipped cream, if desired.