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Why not whip up one of these tasty treats for the pie lover in your life?
You Will Need
- Baked 9-inch pastry shell
- 4 c. sliced strawberries
- 1 c. white sugar
- 3 tbsp. cornstarch
- ¾ c. water
- Whipped cream
- 2 tbsp. white corn syrup (optional)
Wash the strawberries and remove their tops. Slice them lengthwise into pieces and place half of them into the pastry shell, setting the rest aside.
Start the filling
Mash the remaining strawberries and combine them with the sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently.
Whisk together the cornstarch and water and then gradually stir this mixture into the boiling strawberry mixture.
Reduce the heat and simmer and stir constantly until the mixture thickens, about 10 minutes.
Fill pie shell
Let the filling cool and then pour it into the pastry shell.
Add the finishing touch
Chill the pie in your freezer before serving. Add a dollop of whipped cream for an ultimate delight.