American Pie Council

2017 Amateur Entry

 

Front Porch Sitting Blueberry Lemonade Pie

Front Porch Sitting Blueberry Lemonade Pie
Angela Cacciola, Windermere, FL
2017 APC National Pie Championships Amateur Division
1st Place Comstock Blueberry

Crust
24 coarsely broken Lemon Oreo cookies
Pinch of cinnamon
3 tbsp. butter
2 - 3 tsp. milk

Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees F.
Lightly grease pie pan.
Microwave butter on low until melted.
Pulse Oreos in food processor until the consistency of fine crumbs.
Add cinnamon and butter and mix well.
Add milk and mix well.
Press into 8-inch pie tin or plate (bottom and sides)
Refrigerate for 5 – 10 minutes.
Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Set aside to cool.
Filling – Layer 1
8 oz. marscapone cheese, softened
1/4 c. sugar
8 oz. Cool Whip

Beat marscapone and sugar in an electric mixer.
Fold in Cool Whip.
Pour filling into cooled pie shell. Cool in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

Filling – Layer 2
1 can Comstock blueberry pie filling
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground ginger

Mix ingredients together and spread on top of Layer 1.

Topping and Garnish
2 c. heavy whipping cream
2 tsp. unflavored gelatin
2 tbsp + 1 tsp. cold water
4 tbsp. white sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Combine gelatin and cold water (2 Tbsp) in a microwave safe container. Allow to sit for one minute, microwave on high for 15 seconds and allow to cool (not long enough to set).
Begin whipping cream in mixer, add gelatin, sugar, vanilla, remaining water. Whip until soft peaks are formed.
Pipe whipped topping on pie.