I love fresh strawberries and I love pie.
This recipe for fresh strawberry pie is a family recipe, passed down from my grandmother, Dorothy Imus Gilbert Hooper. It is easy to make and makes quite the impression. Homemade is always best. Sorry Marie Calendar.
Grandmother Dorothy’s Fresh Strawberry Pie
1 pie shell, baked and cooled.
***Do you have a good homemade pie crust recipe? Try my No Fail Pie Crust
1-1/2 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup oil
Heat oven to 400. Mix all ingredients. Press firmly into a 9-inch pie pan. Prick here and there. Bake 10 minutes until light brown.
1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 cup strawberry liquid (mash smaller berries and add water to make one cup)
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick. Cool.
Serve fresh strawberry pie with whipped cream, if desired. (Whipped cream is always desired at our house!!)