My Mom's Fresh Strawberry Pie is super simple and is loaded with Sweet fresh strawberries. You can whip up this pie in no time at all.
1Deep Dish 9" Pie Crust or Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Crust
2cupCrushed Strawberries - mashed thoroughly with a chopper or fork
3cupswhole strawberries - cleaned and hulled
2/3cupto 3/4 cup Sugar - depending on the sweetness of the strawberries
Whisk together the sugar and cornstarch. Place the crushed strawberries in a medium saucepan and add the sugar/cornstarch mixture. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes until the sugar has dissolved and the glaze is thickened and clear. Adjust the temperature accordingly. When the mixture is the desired consistency set aside and let cool.
In the meantime, bake the pie shell according to the directions for a no-bake pie.
When the crust is cooled, add the remaining whole strawberries stemless side down. Pour the room temperature glaze over the berries, making sure to cover all the crevices with the glaze.
At this point, place in the refrigerator for at least two hours to set.
The pie can be served with Fresh Vanilla Whipped Cream or Vanilla Bean Ice Cream.