Glazed Strawberry Pie Recipe

Glazed Strawberry Pie picture

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Vanilla wafer crumbs1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (About 24 Vanilla Wafers)
 Butter/Margarine5 Tablespoon, melted
 Strawberries3 Pint, washed and hulled
 Cold water1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Cornstarch3 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2729 Calories from Fat 1368

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 156 g239.7%

Saturated Fat 94.4 g472.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 490.1 mg

Sodium 997.5 mg41.6%

Total Carbohydrates 337 g112.4%

Dietary Fiber 30.6 g122.3%

Sugars 223.1 g

Protein 20 g39.3%

Vitamin A 111.5% Vitamin C 1417.6%

Calcium 50.1% Iron 46.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. In a mixing bowl, combine the vanilla wafer crumbs with the butter. Turn the mixture into an 8-inch pie plate, and press the crumbs firmly and evenly over the bottom and sides (but not the rim) of the plate. Chill in the freezer for 30 minutes.
2. While the crust is chilling, chop 1 cup of the strawberries, and put them into a 1-quart saucepan with the water and lemon juice. Mix together the sugar, cornstarch, and salt, and blend into the mixture in the saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly, and cook until the glaze is thick, and clear—about 3 minutes. (For a more professional-looking pie, press the glaze through a sieve at this point.) Cool.
3. Dry the remaining 5 cups of strawberries with paper toweling, and line the bottom of the crust with the berries, stem ends down. Spoon the cooled glaze evenly over the whole berries. Chill the pie for at least 2 hours. Serve topped with the whipped cream if desired.
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