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simple glazed strawberry pie

As I was deciding on a strawberry pie recipe, I knew I wanted something fresh, not too sweet and would taste delicious with vanilla ice cream. So I went with a glazed strawberry pie that only requires the crust to be baked. I absolutely love how it turned out! I can still taste a little bit of the sour hint the strawberries have and it’s just the right amount of sweetness. It’s almost like eating a bowl of fresh fruit, but you have a small amount of sugar and sweet crust. Pair it with vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream and you’ll have a perfectly refreshing treat for a hot summer day!


Glazed Strawberry Pie
Crust Recipe
1 1/3 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon powdered sugar
8 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, diced
1/2 teaspoon vinegar
4-5 tablespoons ice water


1. Combine the flour, salt and sugar together in a bowl.
2. Mix in the butter with your hands. Do not overwork the dough.
3. Add in the vinegar and a tablespoon of ice water at a time.  Combine with a rubber spatula, but do not over mix. The dough should be a little lumpy with small pieces of butter. Once it starts to form a ball, place in the fridge for a few hours.
5. Roll the dough out with flour and place over a buttered pie dish.
6. Bake for at least 15-20 minutes, or until edges become golden brown. Let it cool completely.


Strawberry Pie Filling
4 to 5 cups fresh strawberries, tops sliced off and washed
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1-2 teaspoon strawberry jello mix


1. Boil the sugar, water and cornstarch until it reaches a glaze consistency
2. Add in the strawberry jello powder for color and a hint of flavor
3. Let the glaze cool in the fridge
4. In a separate bowl, toss the strawberries in the glaze. Start with half of the glaze first and see how the sweetness is. If you want more you can add more glaze. I think I only used about half of the glaze I made because I didn’t want the pie to be too sweet.
5. Place the strawberries in the pie dish and garnish with blueberries or whipped cream!


Photo Credit: Sugar and Charm
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5 responses to simple glazed strawberry pie

  1. June 28, 2011

    this looks amazing, and your photos are awesome!!! love it all

  2. June 28, 2011

    Eden…that looks so impressive. How do you bake something that actually looks as yummy as it’s going to taste? LOVELY!

  3. June 29, 2011

    this is seriously making me hungry….i’m on a diet this week since i know i’ll be eating too many sweets next week in CC. def bookmarking this recipe! 🙂 ps- i really need that cute fruit basket from anthro now! xo

  4. July 15, 2011

    I want that!.. ASAP

  5. Anonymous
    October 11, 2012

    soooo amazingly pretty and delicious!!!

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