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Slice of strawberry pie with a dollop of whipped cream on top.

Fresh Strawberry Pie

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This fresh fruit pie starts with a delicious glaze of simple ingredients and a few minutes of cooking. It suits just about any kind of pie crust served chilled with a dollop of whipped cream.

  • Total Time: 53 minutes
  • Yield: 8 slices 1x



1 - 9" pie shell, prepared

2 pounds fresh strawberries, hulled, washed, sliced, and divided

1/2 cup water

3/4 cup sugar

3 tablespoons corn starch

1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Cool pie shell if baked before filling.
  2. Slice the strawberries and separate half of them into a bowl, mash one-half of the berries with a fork or in a food processor.
  3. Put water, sugar, and corn starch in a medium-size saucepan, stir together until smooth, and stir in the mashed berries.
  4. Place pot on the stove over medium heat and stir until contents come to a boil, then turn the heat down to medium-low and continue stirring while cooking for 3 minutes more.
  5. Stir in lemon juice and remove the pot from heat to cool for at least 30 minutes.
  6. Place the other pound of the sliced strawberries into the cooled pie shell, then pour the cooled thickened strawberry sauce over the sliced berries evenly.
  7. Place pie in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  8. Serve topped with whipped cream.


For a smoother pie, mash the other half of the sliced strawberries and add them to the glaze before cooking.


  • Author: Louisiana Woman
  • Prep Time: 50 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American
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