Strawberry Pie 1952

Marcia McCance

By
@mmccance

My Mom's strawberry pie... what can I say? It was truly the best.

Hope you like it

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

TOTAL OF 5 CUPS OF FRESH STRAW BERRIES (ABT. 2 1/2-3 PINTS)

FOR PIE

3 c
fresh strawberries, sliced, halved, or whole (your choice)
1
prepared pie shell (pastry or graham cracker, oreo cookie, etc. for a no-bake pie)

FOR SERVING

1 pt
whipped cream, sweetened (for serving)
1 c
fresh strawberry halves to place on whipped cream for serving

FOR GLAZE

1 c
fresh strawberries, crushed
3/4 c
water
4 Tbsp
corn starch
4 Tbsp
cold water
3/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
butter

Step-By-Step

1Prepare pie crust: either, bake a pastry shell (traditional and tasty), or prepare a graham cracker, or oreo cookie pie shell -- your choice
2Wash, de-stem, and cut three cups of berries in thick vertical slices (about 3 per berry) can also simply leave whole, or cut in half (vertically) to make them easier to distribute, and place them in the prepared pie shell.
3Make Glaze: Crush 1 cup of fresh strawberries and cook (low boil) with the water for 5 minutes
4Strain to remove the seeds
5Put the cornstarch in 4 Tbsp cold water to blend before adding to hot juice
6Combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt, and butter with the juice and cook for 3-5 minutes to thicken
7Pour the glaze over the berries in the pie shell and set in fridge to cool for at least an hour.
8Serve with whipped cream topped with more berries.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom