Strawberry Pie 1952

Marcia McCance

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@mmccance

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

Hope you like it


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare pie crust: either, bake a pastry shell (traditional and tasty), or prepare a graham cracker, or oreo cookie pie shell -- your choice
2
Wash, 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.
3
Make Glaze: Crush 1 cup of fresh strawberries and cook (low boil) with the water for 5 minutes
4
Strain to remove the seeds
5
Put the cornstarch in 4 Tbsp cold water to blend before adding to hot juice
6
Combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt, and butter with the juice and cook for 3-5 minutes to thicken
7
Pour the glaze over the berries in the pie shell and set in fridge to cool for at least an hour.
8
Serve with whipped cream topped with more berries.

About this Recipe

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