Fresh Strawberry Pie

Fresh Fast Strawberry Pie
Strawberries are the only fruit to grow its seeds on the outside! Families in 94% of NZ households eat strawberries so best you make a pie.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chilling Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 6 people


  • 1 shop bought pastry shell (27cm) pre-baked
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries hulled
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 200 g caster sugar
  • ¼ cup cornflour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • whipped cream to serve


  • Arrange 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled side down, in the pastry shell. Make a sauce with the remaining 2 cups of strawberries:
  • Chop berries and heat them in a saucepan with sugar, water, cornflour and salt.
  • Remove from heat when thickened and stir in butter. Wait for the sauce to cool and pour it over the strawberries in pastry shell.
  • Chill for a few hours.
  • Serve with whipped cream.
Keyword kid friendly, popular recipes
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  1. El on 04/12/2022 at 11:53 am

    There’s no water in the ingredients list but it is mentioned in step 2…

    • Rani on 11/12/2022 at 1:17 pm

      Thank you El, this has been rectified 🙂

  2. Diane woodhead on 26/11/2021 at 2:31 pm

    How much water?

    • Rani on 29/11/2021 at 3:35 pm

      Hi Diane,

      There is no water in this recipe. Were you meant to comment on a different recipe?

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