Two Tier Strawberry Pie
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup heavy cream
1 (9 inch) baked pie shell
1/3 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup grenadine syrup
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled
In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth and creamy.
Stir in vanilla and almond extract.
In a separate bowl, whip cream until peaks form.
Fold into cream cheese mixture.
Spread over bottom of baked pie shell.
In a saucepan, mix together sugar and cornstarch.
Stir in water until smooth.
Add grenadine and lemon juice.
Bring to a boil over medium heat.
Cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly, or until thickened.
Allow to cool, then chill.
Just before serving, stir together strawberries and cooled cornstarch mixture until evenly coated.
Spread over cream cheese layer.