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Luby's Cafeteria Fresh Strawberry Pie

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“This is from Luby's Cafeteria and is one of their specialty. It is a "Most Requested Recipe" in answer to a request for this pie. The times are an estimate only, and without making the pie shells. NOTE: The amount of cornstarch is correct. After speaking with Luby's Customer Support, she suggested that you justs whisk longer to make a glaze.”
2 9inch pies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For glaze, in medium saucepan, combine 3 cups of the water, sugar, and gelatin.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  3. In small bowl, gradually mix remaining 1 cup water into cornstarch until smooth.
  4. Add to saucepan, whisking constantly with a wire whisk.
  5. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes or until mixture is thick and fairly clear. (I suggest stirring constantly).
  6. Stir in food color.
  7. Remove from heat and let stand at room temperature cool.
  8. Do not refrigerate.
  9. For pies, spread 1/4 cup glaze onto bottom of each pie shell.
  10. In large bowl, combine strawberries and 2 cups of the glaze.
  11. Mix gently to coat evenly.
  12. Spoon half the mixture into each pie shell, arranging berries attractively.
  13. Spoon half the remaining glaze of each pie, smoothing and sealing glaze to edge of crust with spoon.
  14. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  15. Top with whipped cream.

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