Strawberry Pie Filling


A quick and simple strawberry pie filling recipe to turn freshly picked strawberries into a decadent filling. Use to make pies, top cheesecakes, or just simply serve over ice cream.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 cup mashed strawberries

  • ¾ cup water, or more if needed

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 4 cups sliced strawberries


  1. Combine mashed strawberries and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil and simmer for about 3 minutes.

  2. Strain juice from cooked strawberries and add enough water to make 1 cup of juice. Discard pulp.

  3. Combine sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, and salt in a saucepan; stir strawberry juice into the sugar mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until clear and thick, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

  4. Stir sliced strawberries into the strawberry sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

119 Calories
0g Fat
30g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 119
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 63mg 317%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 166mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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