Fresh Southern Strawberry Pie

June 18, 2018

Nothing says sweet summertime better than a Fresh Southern Strawberry Pie. It was always one of my favorites as a child and is always a crowd pleaser. It's so simple and easy to make and is cool and refreshing too!

  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack.
In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, and water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved. Refrigerate for 15-20 minutes or until slightly cooled.
Meanwhile, arrange strawberries in the crust. Pour gelatin mixture over berries. Refrigerate until set.

Yield: 6-8 servings

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling Bake: 15 min. + chilling

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