Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Fresh Strawberry Pie

1 baked pie shell (cooled)
5-6 cups fresh strawberries divided
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 cup water
3-4 drops red food coloring (optional)

Mash 1 cup strawberries

In a small saucepan combine sugar and cornstarch; stir in water and mashed berries.  Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, stir in food coloring if desired.  Cook and stir for 3 minutes.   Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Slice the remaining strawberries in half and place in baked pie shell.  Pour cooled strawberry glaze over strawberries.  Chill for at least 3 hrs.  Serve with fresh whipped cream.  

1 comment:

Unknown said...

MMMM that looks so good!! I didn't realize I was hungry until I visited here... :)