It is one of Another recipes of Tricia Martin. I do not know anymore. But I seem to fit this author’s taste. Otherwise, her formula is too accurate, detailed and easy to do. Recipe for today is will make: Galaxy Pie.
photo: Tricia Martin
Galaxy Pie Recipe
# Stellar Gluten – free Ginger Snap Crust
- 2 cups ground gluten-free ginger snap cookies (around 40 cookies) (Trader Joe’s brand are the
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- Preheat the oven to 350 F.
- Pulse the cookies and sugar in a food processor until you have fine crumbs. Slowly add the melted butter until moist clumps form.
- Press the mixture into a lightly greased pie plate.
- Bake until golden, about 8 minutes. Cool, like the crust of a newly-formed planet.
# Cosmic Cream Cheese Filling
- 8 ounces heavy whipping cream
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 8 ounces sweetened condensed milk
- Whip cream until it forms stiff peaks.
- In a separate bowl, beat together cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk until smooth.
- Mix whipped cream with cream cheese mixture.
- Pour the cream cheese filling into pie crust, almost to the top.
- Freeze for at least 4 hours.–
- Remove the pie at least 20 minutes before you serve it.
Make the sauces on the stove
# Caramel Swirl
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- Mix the water and sugar in a large heavy-bottomed saucepan. Cover and cook over low heat until the sugar dissolves.
- Increase the heat and boil uncovered until the sugar turns a medium brown, about 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon.
- Slowly (and carefully) add the cream and the vanilla. Simmer until the sauce is smooth and thick.
# Bittersweet Chocolate Swirl
- 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Slowly melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot water.
- Stir in sour cream, sugars and heavy cream.
- When fully blended, stir in vanilla.
When the caramel and chocolate sauces are still warm, but not hot, drizzle in a swirled pattern over the cream cheese mixture.
Throw a few pieces of a broken toffee bar on top if you like, to represent the randomness of the universe.
Galaxy Pie, by Tricia Martin
#Chef: Tricia Martin
She is a photographer, artist, baker of tasty treats, spiritual philosopher, mayor of Pietopia™, yoga master, screenprinter, tea drinker, bicyclist, website creator, daughter, sister, great swimmer, blogger, best friend, tough and determined, writer, scarf-wearer, fiance, kale & kombucha enthusiast, designer, fan of Santa Fe & Hawaii, blazer of own path. More about her: eatingisart.com