Kittencal's Strawberry-Glazed Pie

READY IN: 5hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 7
    cups sliced fresh strawberries (sliced in half or in thirds)
  • 23
    cup sugar
  • 1
    cup water
  • 13
    cup strawberry gelatin (I use Jell-O gelatin for this)
  • 14
    cup cornstarch (measured out exactly 1/4-cup)
  • 3 -4
    drops red food coloring (or as desired)
  • 1
    (9 inch) pie pastry (use a deep-dish crust baked and cooled completely, or can use a prepared graham cracker crust)
  • 2
    cups whipped cream (or to taste)
  • 1
    cup fresh sliced strawberry, for the top (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a lage saucepan place the sugar, water, strawberry gelatin powder and cornstarch; bring to a boil and boil mixing constantly for about 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and add in red food colouring (use as much food colouring as you wish to acheive the colour desired).
  • Fold in 7 cups sliced strawberries; toss well with a wooden spoon or spatula to combine.
  • Transfer to prepared crust.
  • Refrigerate for about 4 hours or until completely set.
  • Top pie with whipped cream.
  • Place more sliced strawberries on top of whipped cream if desired in a decorative fashion.
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