Strawberry Pie Recipe

Strawberry Pie is a classic pie recipe that is always a favorite. Made with fresh strawberries, this easy no-bake strawberry pie recipe is simple and oh so delicious!

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This strawberry pie is one that always impresses and if you have a strawberry lover in your midst, you will have a fan for life. Seriously. This pie recipe is what it is all about to someone who loves strawberries.

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Making this strawberry pie couldn’t get much simpler either. You whisk together your sugar and cornstarch with a bit of boiling water over a medium low heat with the other ingredients until it has thickened. Then, you let it cool as you arrange your strawberries how you want them in for your final strawberry pie in your pre-baked pie crust. For the pie crust, you can use my pastry pie crust recipe or my shortbread crust recipe. For the pie photographed, I used a shortbread crust. Oh my heavens!

Once the filling has cooled, you pour it over the strawberries, making sure they’ve all been nicely coated. Then, you pop it into the refrigerator for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours to chill completely.

When I arrange my strawberries for this pie, I like to have two layers of strawberries. It just provides a really pretty presentation and you know that with every bite, you’ll get plenty of strawberries. No skimpy pieces with this strawberry pie.

You can easily make this pie ahead if you’d like. It keeps well in the refrigerator for about three days covered. You just might want to hide it because around my house, there is no way this pie lasts three days!
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Here’s my Strawberry Pie recipe. I think you are going to love every bite of it!

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Strawberry Pie is a classic pie recipe that is always a favorite. Made with fresh strawberries, this easy no-bake strawberry pie recipe is simple and oh so delicious!
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 2 quarts fresh strawberries
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 (3-ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin
  • 1 shortbread pie crust, pre-baked
Instructions
  1. Wash strawberries and pat dry with paper towels. Hull and slice in half. Set aside.
  2. Whisk together sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add boiling water, whisking until it has thickened. Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla extract, lemon juice and strawberry gelatin. Allow to cool completely to room temperature.
  3. Place strawberries into pre-baked shortbread crust and arrange to the final result you would like for your strawberry pie. Pour the cooled filling over top of the strawberries, being sure to coat them completely. Refrigerate until the strawberry pie has completely set, about 1½ - 2 hours.

Enjoy!
Robyn xo

Originally published March 2014. Republished May 2015.

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Comments

  1. 1

    Kim Honeycutt says

    Hi Robyn,

    I’m learning so please excuse my ignorance – do you whisk the sugar and cornstarch long before adding the boiling water? I have recently me a lady that has a strawberry farm near me and I’ll be enjoying fresh strawberries soon. This pie will be a delicious way to do that! Thank you! You know I’m pinning this!

    • 2

      says

      Hi Kim,
      Yes, you’ll add both the sugar and the cornstarch to your saucepan and give them a quick whisk to make sure they are combined well before adding your boiling water. Oh, this will be perfect with farm fresh strawberries! I hope you love it! xo

  2. 8

    says

    I think as Southeners, we love pie. Any kind of pie. We aren’t picky pie eaters! This is a great recipe, and I spotted some bright ripe strawberries at the store the other day, I think this pie is a perfect way to enjoy them! Great recipe!

  3. 9

    Mary says

    This pie looks fantastic! Will be making it soon…gotta pick the strawberries first! Thanks!

  4. 12

    says

    I love anything that is delicious and that looks beautiful, at the same time. This looks amazing. I am making this now, can’t wait till tomorrow.

  5. 15

    ELIZABETH (LIZ) says

    HI ROBYN MY MOM AND I WOULD PICK STRAWBERRIES WHEN I WAS A LITTLE GIRL AND I WOULD EAT ALMOST AS MANY AS I PICKED–SMILES.THANK YOU FOR THIS TASTY LOOKING PIE WILL BE MAKING THIS SOON.I WAS RAISED IN NC .HAVE A BLESSED MOTHERS DAY . GOD BLESS.

    • 16

      says

      I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day as well! There’s nothing like fresh picked berries in a pie or cobbler, is there?

  6. 17

    says

    A beautiful pie! I have been making a strawberry pie very similar to this for years from a Betty Crocker Cookbook I got as a wedding gift in the early 70’s. It is simple and delicious. Here’s a tip to take this pie over the edge, also from BC. Soften up a 4 oz pkg of good quality cream cheese and carefully spread it over the bottom of the baked pie shell before adding the fresh strawberries and glaze! AMAZING!

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