American Pie Council

2018 Professional Entry

 

Harley Quinn's Poppin Pie

Harley Quinn’s Poppin Pie
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Kathy Hanson

Crust:
1 ¼ cups all purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
1/3 cup Crisco shortening (cold)
3-5 Tablespoon cold water

Preheat oven to 375° F. medium bowl, combine flour and salt. Using pastry blender cut in the Crisco until particles are size of small peas. Sprinkle flour mixture with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, with a fork. Add water until dough is just moist enough to hold together. Roll out the crust and use a knife and cutter to flare out the edges of the pie crust. Blind bake the pie crust for 17-20 minutes. Cool. Brush bright bright pink and neon blue disco dust on the edges of the crusts. .

Blueberry Mousse Filling:
1 Tablespoon water
1/2 Tablespoon unflavored gelatin
1 cup blueberries
1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
½ cups powdered sugar

Place the 1 T water in medium saucepan; sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand 1 minute to soften. Using a food processor, process 1 cups of the strawberries until smooth. Add to softened gelatin; mix well. Cook over medium heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. Cover; refrigerate 1 ½ hours or until mixture is slightly thickened.

Strawberry Mousse Filling:
1 Tablespoon water
1/2 Tablespoon unflavored gelatin
1 cup whole strawberries
1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
½ cups powdered sugar
3 ½ Tablespoons strawberry pop rocks

Place the 1 T water in medium saucepan; sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand 1 minute to soften. Using a food processor, process 1 cups of the strawberries until smooth. Add to softened gelatin; mix well. Cook over medium heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. Cover; refrigerate 1 ½ hours or until mixture is slightly thickened. Sprinkle the pop rocks over the top of the strawberry filling. Pipe pink and blue whipped cream over the top of the pop rocks.

Vanilla Whipped Topping
2 cups heavy whipping cream
¼ cup powder sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Whip until firm and creamy. Add the powder sugar and the vanilla. Continue to whip until peaks form.