Strawberry-Coconut Ice Cream Pie
21 shortbread cookies processed into fine crumbs (1 1/3 cup)
1/2 cup sweetened flake coconut
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 pint strawberry ice cream and strawberry sherbet blend,
slightly softened, or plain strawberry ice cream
1 pint coconut gelato or ice cream, slightly softened
1 cup chilled heavy cream
1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
Toasted coconut, for garnish (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In processor, whirl crumbs and coconut until well blended and coconut is very finely chopped. Add butter; pulse until evenly moistened. Pat into 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 minutes, until firm and lightly golden. Let cool on wire rack.
Drop alternate spoonsful of both ice creams into crust. Swirl together with tip of knife to marbleize. Freeze at least 6 hours or overnight until firm.
Beat cream and sugar until billowy peaks form. Garnish servings with cream and, if desired, coconut.
Makes 8 servings.