Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Strawberry Margarita Pie

Strawberry Margarita Pie featured on The Hostess with the Mostess daily blog

2 cups hulled fresh strawberries
2/3 cups sugar
1 ½ cup graham cracker crumbs
1 stick butter, softened
¾ cup sweetened condensed milk
6 Tbsp tequila (cause every things better w/ Tequila)
4 Tbsp triple sec
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice2 cups heavy cream

Instructions:Toss strawberries with 4 Tbsp sugar and set aside. Blend graham cracker crumbs, rest of sugar and butter in food processor. Press into bottom and up sides of buttered 9 inch springform pan.
Next, puree strawberries and sugar with condensed milk, tequila, triple sec and lime juice in processor or blender. Transfer to large bowl.
Whip cream until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/3 of cream into puree. Gently fold in remaining cream. Pour filling into pie crust, cover and freeze until firm, preferably overnight.
To serve, run hot, sharp knife around the sides of pan, remove dies and cut into wedges. Garnish with mint leaves and fresh strawberries.