Baking: Pastries, Pies, Tarts: Classic Strawberry Pie

Mmmmm, easy fresh strawberry "cream" pie! Yum!

Author: Recipe and photo provided courtesy of the California Strawberry Commission. © California Strawberry Commission. All rights reserved -
Date: June 20, 2013

Serves: 8 person(s)
Yield: 8 x slices

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 8 mins
Extra Time: 30 mins (for refrigeration)


    1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
    1/4 cup sugar
    1/3 cup melted margarine or butter
    1 package (3.4 oz) instant vanilla pudding mix
    1 cup skim milk
    0.94 L basket California strawberries, stemmed
    1 Tbsp powdered sugar, for dusting


    GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST: Heat oven to 375ºF. In bowl mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted margarine or butter until thoroughly blended. Press crumb mixture firmly onto bottom and side of 9-inch pie plate. Bake in center of preheated oven about 8 minutes until lightly brown; cool.

    CLASSIC STRAWBERRY PIE: In bowl, whisk pudding mix and milk 2 minutes; chill 30 minutes. Spread pudding evenly in pie crust. Cover top of pie with strawberries, pointed ends up. Dust lightly with powdered sugar.


    Instant vanilla pudding mix can be replaced by homemade Vanilla Custard (see recipe link).

    9-inch prepared graham cracker pie crust can be substituted for homemade crust.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:239 cals
Kilojoules:1,001 kJ
Fat:8.0 g
Carbohydrates:41.0 g
Protein:3.0 g
Cholesterol:1.0 mg
Sodium:247 mg
Saturated Fat:0.7 g
Fiber:3.0 g
Calcium:53.0 mg
Total Sugars:25.0 g

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