This pie is the perfect celebration of summer's premiere fresh fruit offering: fresh strawberries. Before you add the sugar, be sure to taste the berries that you use and adjust the sugar accordingly. For tart berries, add the full 4 ounces, for especially sweet berries, add less. It's perfection when served outdoors and à la mode.
One recipe Easy Pie Dough, one half shaped and chilled in a pie plate, the other rolled out flat and chilled on a floured sheet pan
2 1/2 pounds fresh strawberries, washed, cored, and quartered
Approximately 4 ounces granulated sugar (more/less to your taste)
3 tablespoons corn or tapioca starch
Egg wash: 1 large egg beaten with a pinch of salt
Optional: raw sugar for sprinkling (you may substitute granulated)
Adjust oven rack to lower position and preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Place quartered strawberries in large bowl. Whisk together sugar and starch to combine, then toss with berries until pieces are evenly coated. Allow mixture to sit for five minutes, then pour into pie shell. Remove the rolled out sheet of top dough from the fridge and cut into 1/2-inch strips. Weave a lattice pattern over the top of the pie. Crimp sides and chill the pie for 15 to 20 minutes. When ready to bake, remove pie from refrigerator, brush with egg wash, and sprinkle with raw sugar.
Place pie in oven and bake for 20 minutes, turning halfway through, then turn oven down to 350°F (180°C) and bake until filling bubbles all over inside and crust is golden brown, 20 to 30 additional minutes. Remove from oven and place pie on rack to cool completely before serving.
9-inch pie plate
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|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 19g||25%|
|Saturated Fat 7g||33%|
|Total Carbohydrate 64g||23%|
|Dietary Fiber 5g||17%|
|Total Sugars 23g|
|Vitamin C 83mg||417%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|