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Sky-High Strawberry Pie Recipe
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Sky-High Strawberry Pie Recipe

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This pie is my specialty. It's fairly simple to make but so dramatic to serve. The ultimate taste of spring, this luscious pie has such a big, fresh berry taste I've had many request to bring it to gatherings. —Janet Mooberry, Peoria, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 quarts fresh strawberries, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup water
  • Red food coloring, optional
  • 1 deep-dish pastry shell (10 inches), baked
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons instant vanilla pudding mix

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mash enough berries to equal 3 cups. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in mashed berries and water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Remove from the heat; add food coloring if desired. Pour into a large bowl. Chill for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is just slightly warm. Fold in the remaining berries. Pile into pastry shell. Chill for 2-3 hours.
  3. In a small bowl, whip cream until soft peaks form. Sprinkle dry pudding mix over cream and whip until stiff. Pipe around edge of pie or dollop on individual slices. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Sky-High Strawberry Pie in Taste of Home April/May 1994, p31

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

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Reviewed Jul. 3, 2013

Excellent!!

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Reviewed Jun. 2, 2011

I may have done something wrong but it did not set up right for me, very runny...suggestions welcome :O) HOWEVER, I have made this whipped cream for other desserts and always get a standing O...LOVE IT! and Love how easy it is to "whip" up!

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Reviewed May. 6, 2011

I made this for a gathering about 5 years ago and I STILL have some of the other guests commenting on how good it was! One of my family's faves. A definite keeper. This is why God created strawberries!!!

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Reviewed Jun. 9, 2010

This pie is a family favorite and I've been making it for years. It has such a bright, fresh strawberry taste.

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Reviewed Sep. 25, 2009

I got this recipe years ago, when i got my first taste of home (around 1998) I love it! Its been a family favorite, and what got us hooked onto taste of home! It really is the best strawberry pie i have ever had!

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