Fresh Strawberry Pie
* 1 cup sugar
* 1 pound strawberries, washed, hulled, and sliced
* 1/4 cup water
* 1 tablespoon butter
* 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
Combine sugar and strawberries; let stand for a few hours, until juicy. Drain juices off; transfer to saucepan, and bring to a boil. Mix together the water, butter, and cornstarch. Add to the strawberry juice mixture; continue cooking, covered, over low heat for 2 minutes. Cool slightly and stir in strawberries. Pour into baked pie shell; chill thoroughly. Top with whipped cream topping or purchased whipped topping. Keep leftovers covered, in refrigerator. The fresh strawberry pie recipe is ready to serve...nice one !