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Whatever the occasion, you can use this Strawberry Pie to celebrate! During peak strawberry season in California – when the endless, beautiful fields of strawberries are at their finest – it’s the perfect time to use California Strawberries in your favorite recipes. Whether they’re sweet, savory, light or decadent, strawberries will make it all the better.

Strawberry Pie

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Resting Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Yield: 1 , 9-inch pie (approximately 10 servings)
Calories: 376kcal

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Ingredients

Pie Dough

  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and cut into small cubes
  • cup cold water

Pie Filling

  • 3 lbs fresh California Strawberries
  • 2 tsp fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp finely grated orange zest
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar see note
  • 2 Tbsp light brown sugar

Topping

  • 1 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp turbinado sugar

Instructions

To make the Pie Dough:

  • Place the flour, salt and sugar in a food processor and pulse a few times to combine the dry ingredients. Add the butter and pulse several more times until the mixture looks like coarse cornmeal (a few larger bits here and there are fine).
  • With the machine running, add the cold water until the dough has just formed. It will still be crumbly, but should form dough when pressed together.
  • Divide the dough into 2/3 and 1/3 portions, wrap in plastic, and chill for at least one hour or overnight.

To make the Filling:

  • Rinse and hull the strawberries. Slice medium and smaller strawberries in half, while quartering larger berries, and place in a large bowl.
  • Add the orange and lemon juice, zest, corn starch, and both sugars. Stir to combine, cover and place in the refrigerator. Allow the strawberries to macerate for 40-45 minutes, stirring periodically.

To prepare the Pie:

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the bigger portion of pie dough to about 12 inches in diameter. Carefully place in a 9.5" pie pan. There should be an overhang of at least 1 inch.
  • Add the strawberry filling.
  • Re-flouring the surface if necessary, roll out the second portion of dough to approximately 10 inches in diameter. Cut 8 even strips, and layer them in a decorative lattice pattern over the strawberries. Cut off any excess overhang from the lattice, and then fold up the bottom overhang so that it sits on top of the strips. Use a fork to crimp the edge of the dough all the way around the pan.
  • Brush the cream on top of the lattice and sprinkle with the turbinado sugar.
  • Place the pie pan on a baking sheet and place in the oven. Bake for 20 minutes, lower the temperature to 375°F, and cook for an additional 35-40 minutes, or until the filling is bubbling and the top is golden.
  • Allow to cool completely before slicing.

Notes

Strawberries may vary in sweetness depending on factors such as season, location and freshness. More or less sugar can be added to the pie filling as needed.
Nutrition information calculated based on a 10 slice yield.

Nutrition

Serving: 1  slice | Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 102mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g

18 Comments on “Strawberry Pie

Robin Chesser
May 2, 2016 at 6:32 pm

4 stars
YUM, it looks so delicious!

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Sharill Yalisse
May 11, 2016 at 3:04 pm

It doesn’t let me enter :( It keep telling me “You must connect with Twitter”, but I am, I even twitted :(

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Laura Gray
May 16, 2016 at 6:00 am

5 stars
I love all things strawberries.These recipes look delicious , I would love to prepare them with my brand new kitchenaid Artisian Mixer.

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Renee Phillips
May 20, 2016 at 11:20 pm

They all look so yummy & fresh !!!?

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Linda Bach
May 20, 2016 at 11:24 pm

I love brownies and strawberry ice cream and it looked so good.

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louise croft
May 20, 2016 at 11:34 pm

yes please….love the green…..thank you

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Patricia Biggar
May 20, 2016 at 11:47 pm

5 stars
Your strawberry pie recipe looks delicious! If I win the mixer, I’d like tthe green one, please!

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Patricia Biggar
May 20, 2016 at 11:50 pm

5 stars
The Strawberry Pie looks delicious!

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Sharon Gaertner
May 21, 2016 at 12:03 am

5 stars
Strawberry Lovers at Our House. Strawberry s Dipped in Fluffy Kraft Marshmallow Mixed With Phillidelphia Cream Cheese Yum.

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Deborah Beauchamp
May 21, 2016 at 1:35 am

Love strawberries and being an original Californian, I think California strawberries are the sweetest

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Mona
May 21, 2016 at 1:54 am

Looks very good

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Lynn Brothers
May 21, 2016 at 2:30 am

Id love the pink mixer n I love making my strawberry pies.You use whole strawberries on the bottom n cover with conf sugar n u cook strawberry n pour mixture of the whole berries let set then whip up some cream n put on top of pie yummy

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Stacy robbins
May 21, 2016 at 10:37 pm

This pie looks very delicious.. yummy!! I love strawberries and pie,what a treat!! Thanks for the recipe! If I won this mixer then I could make this pie and more…

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Marg Schirm
May 26, 2016 at 4:16 pm

5 stars
looks delicious

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Winona Kerry Barnette
July 21, 2016 at 8:08 pm

5 stars
Strawberries are my favorite. Pontchatoula strawberries are the best!!! Thank you for this recipe, can’t wait to use it!

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Linda Jolly
June 24, 2017 at 8:07 pm

3 stars
Four pounds of strawberries is 2 cups? There is something seriously wrong here. Otherwise, it sounds wonderful.

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Leslie Redmond
March 26, 2018 at 9:18 pm

Great catch, Linda! Recipe is now updated.

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