Fresh Strawberries and Cream Pie Recipe

Fresh Strawberries and Cream Pie Recipe

How To Make Fresh Strawberries and Cream Pie

Have a bite of this heavenly strawberries and cream pie with a crust filled with tasty homemade cream filling and topped with fresh strawberries!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Chill Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2pie crusts,8-inch, cooked, cooled

For Cream Filling:

  • ¾cupswhite sugar
  • cupall-purpose flour
  • 2cupsmilk
  • 3egg yolks
  • 1tbspbutter
  • 1lemon
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • pinchsalt

For Glazed Strawberries:

  • ¾cupwhite sugar
  • 3tbspstrawberry Jell-O mix
  • 2tbspcornstarch
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1cupboiling water
  • 6cupsstrawberries,(approximately 2 pints) washed, chopped
  • whipped topping,or whipped cream, optional

Instructions

  1. Zest the lemon and juice ½ of it. Set aside.

Cream Filling:

  1. Combine the sugar and flour in a medium saucepan. Stir in 1 cup of milk, egg yolks, salt, and lemon zest. Whisk until well combined.

  2. Add the remaining milk. Stir over medium-low heat until thick and bubbly.

  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract, butter, and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.

  4. While still warm, pour half of the lemon cream into each pie crust. Cool completely.

Glazed Strawberries:

  1. In a medium saucepan, stir together the sugar, Jell-O, cornstarch, and salt. Whisk in the boiling water and bring to a boil over high heat.

  2. Let boil for 3 minutes while stirring constantly. Cool completely.

  3. Once completely cool, pour over the cut strawberries. Gently spoon the strawberries over the cream layer, and refrigerate the pies for 4 hours or overnight.

  4. Top with whipped topping, if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 327.86kcal
  • Fat: 9.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.03g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 57.04g
  • Fiber: 1.84g
  • Sugar: 36.93g
  • Protein: 4.16g
  • Cholesterol: 32.35mg
  • Sodium: 411.13mg
  • Calcium: 52.56mg
  • Potassium: 161.46mg
  • Iron: 0.78mg
  • Vitamin A: 30.33µg
  • Vitamin C: 35.44mg
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