Friday, July 4, 2014

Fresh Strawberry Pie



This is the best fresh strawberry pie I have ever tasted. It has become an annual tradition. My friend Erna introduced us to this delectable dessert last year. Happy 4th of July to our American friends. This pie will surely brighten the festivities.

  • 1 single baked pie shell
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 2 additional cups of mashed strawberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 drops red food color
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  1. In a saucepan combine the mashed strawberries and water.
  2. Cook for 2 minutes. 
  3. Add the food coloring.
  4. Pour through a fine sieve to collect all the juice. 
  5. Combine the sugar and the cornstarch. 
  6. Bring the juice to a boil with the sugar mixture and boil until it thickens and runs clear. 
  7. Chill completely.
  8. Pour the cooled juice mixture over the fresh strawberries in the pie crust.
  9. Serve with whipped cream.
Delicious, best fresh Strawberry Pie ever! Did I mention that already? 

10 comments:

  1. Looks yummy and so easy! My family will definitely be treated to this dessert soon! Char, thanks for sharing the recipe!

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  2. Ditto to Norma's comment! lol

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  3. Hands down my favourite pie!!! Except, I cheat sometimes and use instant clear gel. Have a wonderful weekend Charlotte!

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  4. Oh I am such a berry fan. I can't wait to try this yummy recipe!
    Have a Happy 4th of July!

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  5. The font is very difficult to read, this morning when I first checked the recipe it was the regular font and some time this afternoon it's changed.

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    1. I agree - I much prefer the previous font - easier on the eyes.

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  6. I need to make this. I have a freezer full of strawberries from my garden.

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  7. This is so similar to what my mom always made. The taste is fabulous. May have to make one to celebrate the return of our oldest son who will be retired from the Air Force officially on 1 Aug.

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  8. I came to the right place to find a strawberry pie recipe for a recent family gathering. This one is delicious and voted the best strawberry pie we'd ever tasted by all who ate it. Perfect dessert for strawberry season. Thank you for sharing it.

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