A spin on a favorite from Strawn's Eat Shop in Shreveport, Louisiana - best fresh fruit pies ever! Plan to share this strawberry pie - it's best within about 24 hours of making it - or put on your stretchy pants and eat the whole thing yourself. You may or may not be sorry.

Susanna1210
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir sugar, cornstarch, and salt together in a medium saucepan. Add 3 tablespoons water and mix into a paste.

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  • Bring remaining water to a boil in a pot. Add to sugar mixture slowly. Let mixture simmer over low heat, stirring constantly, until thick and clear, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add lemon juice, almond extract, and red food coloring.

  • Let mixture cool for at least 15 minutes; fold in strawberries. Pour into the prepared pie crust. Chill until set, at least 1 hour.

  • Whip heavy cream in a mixing bowl using an electric mixer; add confectioners' sugar slowly until combined. Spread topping over chilled pie.

Nutrition Facts

326 calories; 18.2 g total fat; 39 mg cholesterol; 149 mg sodium. 39.9 g carbohydrates; 2.4 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (2)

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Rating: 5 stars
08/14/2019
I made this with Marionberries instead of Strawberries and I did a Graham Cracker Crust. It was a HIT!!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/14/2019
I made this with Marionberries instead of Strawberries and I did a Graham Cracker Crust. It was a HIT!!!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/14/2019
I made this with Marionberries instead of Strawberries and I did a Graham Cracker Crust. It was a HIT!!!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/09/2019
Perfect summer dessert! Read More
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