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Fresh Strawberry Pie with Whipped Cream

This attractive fruit pie from Judy Watson in Newmarket, Ontario is almost too pretty to eat, but no one will be able to resist the juicy whole strawberries and delightfully sweet glaze that fill the tender pie crust.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 3 pints fresh strawberries, divided
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 to 3 drops red food coloring, optional
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat whipped topping

Directions

  • With a fork, mash 1 cup strawberries; set aside. Arrange remaining berries in pastry shell.
  • In a saucepan, combine sugar and water; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add mashed strawberries and bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth. Gradually stir into strawberry mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in food coloring if desired.
  • Cool for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spoon over berries in pastry. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Garnish with whipped topping.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 234 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • ccmbrazil
    Jun 23, 2013

    I've made this recipe many times and always get rave reviews. It's quite easy for a quick fresh strawberry pie!

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    Jun 7, 2013

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  • pennyjo79
    Apr 12, 2008

    Looks wonderful