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Deconstructed Strawberry Pie with Cinnamon Whipped Cream & Chocolate Ganache Drizzle. - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
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Deconstructed Strawberry Pie

Deconstructed Strawberry Pie with Cinnamon Whipped Cream and Chocolate Ganache may look difficult to make, but they only take moments with the help of store-bought pie crust.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert, Dessert - Pie
Cuisine: American Comfort Food
Keyword: deconstructed strawberry pie, Heart-shaped strawberry pie, single serve strawberry pie, valentine's day strawberry dessert
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 781kcal
Author: Renee - Kudos Kitchen

Ingredients

For the pie crust and the berries:

  • 2 9″ round pie crusts, store-bought or homemade
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • cups thinly sliced strawberries fresh not frozen

For the cinnamon whipped cream:

  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • tablespoons confectioners sugar

For the chocolate ganache:

  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream, hot, but not boiling

Instructions

To make the pie crust hearts:

  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pie dough to 1/8″ thickness and cut with a 3″ heart cookie cutter. *Note – you’ll need two hearts for each "pie" so cut 6 in total.
  • Place the cut pie crusts onto a parchment lined baking sheet and pierce each pie crust a couple of times with the tines of a fork.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the granulated sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle each pie crust liberally with the sugar/cinnamon mixture.
  • Bake the crust pie shapes in a preheated 350-degree oven for 17-20 minutes or until they’re crispy and lightly browned. Cool.

To make the cinnamon whipped cream:

  • Place the metal bowl and whip of a stand mixer in the fridge to cool while you prepare the crust pie. *Note – the cold bowl and whip will make it easier and faster to whip the cream.
  • In the chilled bowl of a stand mixer, whip the 1 pint heavy cream on high speed until stiff peaks start to form (approximately 3-4 minutes) *Note – start whipping the cream on low and gradually increase the speed to high. Keep chilled until ready to assemble.

To make the chocolate ganache:

  • Add the chocolate chips to a small bowl. Pour the hot heavy cream over the chocolate and allow to sit a few minutes until the chocolate softenes. Whisk until the ganache is smooth and glossy.

To assemble the deconstructed strawberry pies:

  • Place the 4 crust pies, cinnamon-sugar side down, on a plate or tray.
  • Layer some of the thinly sliced strawberries onto the crusts.
  • Drizzle each deconstructed pie liberally with the chocolate ganache.
  • Top the strawberries and ganache with a healthy dollop of cinnamon whipped cream.
  • Top each pie with the final crust pie tops, cinnamon sugar side up.
    Keep chilled until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 781kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 268mg | Potassium: 339mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 1290IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 3mg