Fresh Strawberry Pie

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 47mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Roll out dough 1/8 inch thick on a lightly-floured surface; fit it into a 10 inch glass pie plate, crimping edge decoratively.
  • Chill for 30 minutes.
  • Prick pastry lightly with a fork, line with foil and weight with dry beans or pie weights.
  • Preheat oven to 375F and bake crust for 10 minutes, remove beans and foil, sprinkle bottom with almonds, and bake 10-12 minutes more, or until almonds are golden.
  • Let cool.
  • Hull and slice 1 pint of the strawberries and in a saucepan, combine them with ¼ cup water and sugar.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved, and simmer 3 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, stir together cornstarch and ¾ cup water, add to cooked strawberries and bring to a boil.
  • Simmer, stirring, for 3-5 minutes, or until thickened, and stir in lemon juice.
  • Hull remaining 1 ½ pints strawberries, arrange in pie shell, and pour cooked strawberry mixture over.
  • Chill pie for 3-4 hours or until set.
  • In a chilled bowl, beat cream, vanilla extract and icing sugar until it holds soft peaks and serve with pie.
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