Strawberry Pie: Torta di Fragole

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 03:28
Strawberry pie
Difficulty Level
Low
Cooking Time
50 minutes, plus 15 minutes rest time
Cost
Low

Unlike most American fruit pies, this specialty of Italy is best served icy cold so it makes a fabulous warm-weather dessert, perfect for strawberry season. The sliced strawberries are flavored with a splash of dessert wine and then mixed with a combination of cream and eggs to make a custardy filling. The filling cleverly adds savoiardi, a specialty cookie of Piedmont, which wonderfully absorbs the juices as it bakes. 

It’s much better the next day, so make it in advance.

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