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Fresh Berry Pie Recipe

Fresh Berry Pie Recipe

Our family and friends helped make the wedding of our daughter, Hannah, to Robert Aguilera a truly beautiful day. From the music...to the flowers...to the luncheon buffet, folks pitched in. This pie was on of the many wonderful desserts.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • Pinch salt
  • 1-1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry or raspberry gelatin
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries or raspberries
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • Whipped cream and fresh mint, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt and water until smooth; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in dry gelatin until dissolved. Cool until mixture begins to partially set.
  • 2. Remove stems from strawberries. Arrange berries, tip end up, in pastry shell; spoon gelatin mixture over fruit. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours. Garnish with whipped cream and mint if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 341 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 144 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.