By: Test Kitchens Consultant at Land O'Lakes
(POSTED: April 8, 2011)
Frozen Strawberry Margarita Pie
Salty pretzels help create the crust in this frozen pie.
30 min prep time, 5:10 total baking time
Yield: 8 Servings
1 cup finely crushed pretzels
1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
3 tablespoons sugar
1 (16-ounce) package fresh strawberries, hulled
2 cups vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
1/3 cup frozen limeade concentrate (from a 12-ounce can), slightly thawed
2 tablespoons tequila or orange juice
1/2 cup whipping cream
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
Freshly grated lime zest
Heat oven to 350°F. Combine all crust ingredients in medium bowl; mix well. Press onto bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch pie pan. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.
Place strawberries in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade or 5-cup blender container. Cover; process on high speed until finely chopped. Add ice cream, limeade and tequila. Continue processing until well mixed. Spoon ice cream mixture into prepared crust. Smooth top with back of spoon. Freeze until firm (4 hours or overnight).
Remove pie from freezer before serving
Meanwhile, place whipping cream and powdered sugar in small bowl; beat at high speed until soft peaks form. Cut pie into wedges; garnish each slice with whipped cream and lime zest.
Pretzels can be crushed in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade.