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fresh strawberry pie just simple by freda

Recipe by
Vanc. (born in Savannah, Ga), WA

DROOLING YET??? Let me tell you . . This is one of the Best Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipes ever, and one of the Easiest. 20 min to Prep not Counting if you make your Own crust. If You Choose to Make the additional Crust I added, I Promise You will never go back to a Store Bought Crust. . . This is So Flaky and Melts in your Mouth. Crust Takes maybe 35 min start to Finish including baking. Even if You never had good Luck Making Pie Crusts before. Bet You never Heard of Making a Crust using a Mixer. . . Works Perfectly.

yield 6 or 1 (9"pie)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fresh strawberry pie just simple by freda

  • 1
    home made pie crust baked and cooled ( see below)
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 pkg
    strawberry jello (3 oz pkg)
  • 2 lb
    fresh strawberries sliced (i use lots) don't be skimpy
  • 1 c
    lard ( yes lard) makes a flaky crust
  • 1/4 c
    butter ( no margarine)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 c
    flour (all purpose)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    white vinegar

How To Make fresh strawberry pie just simple by freda

  • 1
    in Small Saucepan, Add SUGAR, CORNSTARCH and WATER, Stir til Smooth. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir while Boiling for a good Minute or Two til thickened. Remove from the heat. STIR IN the Strawberry Jello until dissolved. Cool Slightly .
  • 2
    While the Glaze Cools; just a few Minutes. . Line Your Pie Shell with Sliced FRESH STRAW-Berries, (Don't Be Skimpy) Pour the Gelatin Mixture (Glaze) over your Berries in the Pie Shell Covering well. Chill til Set in refer. Time Depends on how Cool your Refer is. Usually about 1 hr is good.
  • 3
    PIE CRUST: Step ONE: . . . PREHEAT OVEN @ 350. in Kitchen aid Mixing Bowl, Cream together Lard and Butter with Mixer. (yes MIXER)
  • 4
    Pie Crust Step TWO: Add Salt and Flour
  • 5
    PIE CRUST; Step THREE: Mix in a Cup the Water and Vinegar
  • 6
    PIE CRUST: Step FOUR: Add Water to Flour Mixture. Now Blend with Mixer just til Blended well. (DO NOT OVER MIX)
  • 7
    PIE CRUST FINAL STEP: Form DOUGH into (2) Balls With your Hands. Using a Floured Rolling pin, Roll out one ball at a time. To Desired Thickness usually 1/8 to 1/4 thickness. NOTE: (Roll out dough Using as Little Flour as Possible as More Flour toughens the Dough.) Fold dough in 1/2 and fit into Pie Shell. Prick with a fork and Bake @ 350 for 20-25 min. Remove from oven to Cool before Filling. Great for all Cream or Filled Pies. This crust will be So Flaky & tender.