Sunday, April 22, 2012

Baked Strawberry Pie

So, let's chat about strawberry pie... isn't it great:@) Most of the time folks make unbaked strawberry pies-which are wonderful, but I'd like to suggest trying a baked strawberry pie, especially if your local berries aren't in yet. I'm telling you folks, there's nothing quite like the smell of a bubbling, ooey, gooey, sticky, sweet pie in the oven! This is a fun pie to make while strawberries are still on sale, 1quart=$1.99.
  Very tasty! (No idea what's happening with the colors of these pics folks...)
After searching the internet, I decided to use this as my base recipe. Feel free to make any (or all) of these additions: 1 tsp cinnamon, up to 1/2 tsp nutmeg, up to 1 tsp vanilla extract, up to 1/2 tsp almond extract.
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Strawberry Pie-Baked
Dough for a two crust pie or bottom crust and **crumb topping
4 C strawberries, sliced thick
1/2 C flour
1/2 C sugar
A couple pats of butter-optional
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. *Place bottom crust in a 9" pie plate.
  3. Gently mix berries with flour and sugar.
  4. Pour into pie plate, use spatula to add every last drop-sorry Earl:@)
  5. Add a couple pats of butter-if using, I didn't.
  6. Add top crust or crumbs.
  7. Bake for one hour.
  • *1 quart of chopped berries gave me approx 3 1/2 cups so I used an 8" pie plate.
  • I still kept the flour at 1/2 cup, I wanted to make sure the pie set up well. I would remove 1 Tblsp of flour the next time.
  • Taste your strawberries before you start, if they're not very sweet you can add a tablespoon or two of additional sugar.
  • I think the top of this pie should be completely covered, some of the berries got a little dark. 
  • The next time I make it I will add some cinnamon to a crumb topping instead of a top crust. 
  • If you like strawberries don't hesitate to give this pie a try folks!
  • **Adding this recipe for crumbs: 3/4 C flour, 1/2 C sugar, melted butter (approx 4-6 Tblsp). Mix dry, slowly drizzle in butter while gently "fluffing" the mixture with a fork. The idea is to mix gently so you get some nice big crumbs. Pour over pie filling. Mix in any spices you'd like to use with the flour/sugar.


  1. Oh my this looks sooooo good! I have a big package of stawberries I couldn't resist buying from Costco, and I was worried they'd go bad before we finished them. I think this pie will be in my oven this afternoon, Lynn. :)

  2. Your crust is a work of art! I love pie and yours looks exceptional - bookmarking and pinning for strawberry season here!

  3. Wiping the drool from my keyboard....

    Looks so good and a pie that I might actually be able to make!

    Any suggestions on a good crumb recipe for the top?

  4. Lynn, I have only made the unbaked strawberry pie, but I have to admit, I'd love to give this one a try. Yours looks extra pretty with the cute strawberry pastries on top. Perfect!!!

  5. What a delicious sounding pie! I love the strawberry cut-outs as a topping! Very, very cute!

  6. This looks delicious! I don't know why we don't bake our strawberry pies more...they really are yummy! I love your little mold for the crust!


  7. Hi Lynn,
    I have never seen or heard from baked strawberry pie. But that looks amazing. And I will try it tomorrow. It makes my mouth watering. I will tell you the result.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  8. Hi Lynn, I don't think I've ever had strawberry pie unbaked OR baked, but this looks delicious!! I will try it with a crumb topping, as I don't have any cute strawberry cookie cutters! Linda

  9. Strawberry Pie!! How yummy....I will live vicariously and visualize through your description how wonderful this must taste.!

  10. Yum, love this idea. I've made a raspberry pie but not strawberry but it sounds wonderful and I love your pastry strawberries. so fun, so creative!

  11. Yummy! Can this be done with frozen berries, too?

  12. It looks delicious! Perfect day to bake a pie, it is wicked here, the wind is ferocious!
    Bet the boys loved that pie! I just bookmarked a strawberry cream pie I want to try, but we ate the strawberries with the abelskivers! Have to get more this week.

  13. Lynn~ I have to confess I haven't had strawberry pie~ baked or unbaked! I LOVE your strawberry pie dough cut outs!!

  14. Good morning Lynn, This pie is adorable and I am sure delicious. I have a baked strawberry pie recipe that I haven't baked since the first year we were married. That would be 49 years ago. We just celebrated our 49th anniversary with a post on Pink Saturday.I still don't feel old. HA!

    I also remember the pan you shared but I never had one. The owl vase is a great find. Thrifting always makes me so happy.

    Happy days to you.
    xo, Jeanne

  15. oh goodness, that is too cute! great idea and it looks yummy!

  16. Oh my goodness, this looks delicious, Lynn! Your strawberry crust cut outs are adorable on it.

  17. Well, blow me down....I have never had a baked STRAWBERRY pie but, guess what's for dessert this coming weekend. Yep....
    gonna make this one for sure.
    Thanks, Lynn.

  18. Oh My Goodness, YES YES YES! I too like the baked ones. I just made one and threw in some RHUBARB too. I always put cinnamon and nutmeg in it too. AND I always dot the filling with butter before adding the top crust... I LOVE yours with all the little strawberry cutouts on top! You are SO CLEVER!
    Big Hugs,

  19. I love the smell and taste of strawberries. This has got to be awesome. The crust just "makes" the pie. I wish I lived with you : )

  20. Your Strawberry Pie looks so delicious! Hope you have a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  21. What a pretty pie. It looks delicious. Come and visit us. We have a terrific recipe today.

  22. So pretty! I love your strawberry cutouts.

  23. i just love strawberrys im going to try to make it

  24. I got a great price on a flat of strawberries, I ended up freezing most of them. Would I be able to use the frozen strawberries for this recipe?

  25. Thanks for the recipe. I just made this, and it's delicious.
    I used frozen whole or halved strawberries, chopped them up a bit, and cooked them with the sugar and flour till they thickened. I just wanted to ensure that they weren't too runny. Worked Great!
    Thanks! :-)

  26. Could I use corn starch instead of flour? I'm making a gluten free pie for my family with a rice flour crust.

    1. Hello, I don't see any reason why you couldn't, but since I haven't tried it I don't have any suggestions on how to sub it. Have fun:@)

    2. Thank you Lynn! Making it Tuesday, I will let you know how it comes out :)


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