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How to Make Strawberry Pie

Put summer's fresh strawberries to good use by turning them into a delicious pie.


  • Step 1: Prepare strawberries 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.
  • TIP: To avoid a runny pie, do not soak the strawberries in water.
  • Step 2: Start the filling Mash the remaining strawberries and combine them with the sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  • Step 3: Add cornstarch Whisk together the cornstarch and water and then gradually stir this mixture into the boiling strawberry mixture.
  • Step 4: Let thicken Reduce the heat and simmer and stir constantly until the mixture thickens, about 10 minutes.
  • TIP: Add 2 tablespoons white corn syrup to the pan to achieve a thicker sugary glaze.
  • Step 5: Fill pie shell Let the filling cool and then pour it into the pastry shell.
  • Step 6: Add the finishing touch Chill the pie in your freezer before serving. Add a dollop of whipped cream for an ultimate delight.
  • FACT: The commonly cultivated strawberry originated in Europe in the 18th century.

You Will Need

  • Baked 9-inch pastry shell
  • 4 c. sliced strawberries
  • 1 c. white sugar
  • 3 tbsp. cornstarch
  • u00be c. water
  • Whipped cream
  • 2 tbsp. white corn syrup (optional)

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