How to Make Fresh Strawberry Pie

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Simple, Fresh & Healthy A Collection of Seasonal RecipesIn North Syracuse, for the better part of the last century, the name Hafner was synonymous with the best local strawberries. This pie is part of that family tradition.

  • Yield: 1 pie, 9 inches in diameter (10 slices)


  • 1 9-inch pie shell, baked and cooled
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup crushed strawberries
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 5 cups fresh strawberries, washed, hulled, and sliced
  • 4 ounces heavy cream, chilled
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
How to Make It
  1. Combine the sugar, cornstarch, crushed strawberries, water, and lemon juice in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until mixture thickens about 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Combine the cooked mixture with the sliced strawberries.
  3. Pour into the pie shell and refrigerate until serving, at least 4 hours.
  4. When ready to serve, whip heavy cream with powdered sugar and vanilla.
  5. Spread whipped cream on top of pie and garnish with fresh strawberries.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Nutritional Value Per Serving
391 kcal
Calories from Fat:
180 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20 g
Trans Fat
0.0 g
16 mg
126 mg
51 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
4 g
* Above mentioned %DVs (Percent Daily Values) are based on 2,000 calorie food intake.

DVs (Daily values) may be vary depending upon individuals daily calorie needs. Above nutritional values are estimates and should only be used as a guide for approximation. They are not recommendations. Calculations are based on average weight of 194 lbs. and ages of 19 to 50 years.

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