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Fresh Strawberry Pie

This recipe for Fresh Strawberry Pie is a great one to make when you have access to loads of sweet, fresh strawberries.

Fresh Strawberry Pie

How to make Fresh Strawberry Pie:

This pie starts with a buttery, vanilla wafer crumb crust that is scented with orange zest.  The filling is made up of a pile of fresh strawberries that are coated with a quick and easy, homemade strawberry syrup.

Slice of Fresh Strawberry Pie

A generous dollop of whipped cream is added to individual slices for serving.

Fresh Strawberry Pie

I love to make Fresh Strawberry Pie as a summer dessert.  It’s nice for parties, of course, but it’s also nice to just make a pie and eat it one slice per day.  Can you manage yourself to stick with just one slice per day??  I know it might be tough to do, but if you stay on schedule, you can enjoy it for four days if you share it with a friend!

Slice of Fresh Strawberry Pie

Fresh Strawberry Pie is also a good one for gifting.  Give this beautiful creation to someone who needs cheering up.  Or bring it along to your next gathering with friends or family.  Everyone appreciates a homemade dessert.

If you’re looking for more recipes using fresh strawberries, you might also like to try my Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler or this Instant Pot Strawberry JamWatermelon- Strawberry Caprese Salad, Strawberry Crisp, and Strawberry Scones are also delicious strawberry recipes to try!

Fresh Strawberry Pie

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pie, strawberry
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 28 minutes
Total Time: 53 minutes
Servings: 8 serving
Calories: 337 kcal
Author: RecipeGirl.com

Grab some sweet, fresh strawberries and make this pie!

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Ingredients

CRUST:

  • 50 vanilla wafers
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest

STRAWBERRY FILLING:

  • 2 cups halved ripe strawberries (washed and hulled)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 cups halved small ripe strawberries (washed and hulled)
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped

Instructions

MAKE THE CRUST:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Process the wafers in a food processor until finely ground. Add the butter, sugar and orange zest and pulse just until combined. Pat the crumb mixture over the bottom and up the side of a greased 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

MAKE THE FILLING:

  1. Mash 2 cups of strawberries in a saucepan, using a potato masher. Stir in the water. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Press the strawberry mixture through a sieve into a bowl, discarding the solids and reserving 1 cup of the liquid. Add additional water if needed to measure 1 cup.
  2. Combine the sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan and mix well. Stir in the reserved liquid. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the lemon juice.

  3. Arrange just enough of the 6 cups of strawberries to form 1 layer over the baked crust. Spoon about 1/3 of the sauce over the strawberries and top with remaining strawberries and remaining sauce. Chill for 3 hours or longer. Serve with the whipped cream.
Nutrition Facts
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 164mg 7%
Potassium 253mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 48g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 30g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 8.2%
Vitamin C 103.3%
Calcium 3.4%
Iron 3.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Comments

  1. postedAug 9, 2018 9:47 AM

    I love strawberry desserts! This pie looks so delicious!

  2. postedAug 7, 2018 5:33 AM

    I adore this kind of pie! Love the wafer crust and how easy it is to make. So pretty too! Thanks for the recipe 😉

  3. postedAug 6, 2018 2:22 PM

    An absolute MUST make at this time of year!

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