There’s something so fun, sweet and deliciously romantic about a strawberry pie for Valentines! Miss Kay has been putting smiles on her husband Phil Robertson’s face for years with this tried and true recipe. Fresh whipped topping makes it even better.
Ingredients – Makes 1 (9-inch) pie
1 pound fresh strawberries, sliced
¼ cup powdered sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
2 ½ tablespoons cornstarch
½ teaspoon salt
1 package (6 ounces) strawberry Jell-O Red food coloring
1 (9 –inch) piecrust, homemade or store-bought, baked as directed
Fresh whipped cream
- In a medium bowl, toss the strawberries with the powdered sugar. Let sit for a few minutes, then pour off the juice.
- While the strawberries are sitting, place the granulated sugar, water, cornstarch, and salt in a medium saucepan; cook, stirring until clear and thick, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and add ¼ cup of Jell-O powder and a few drops of red food coloring. Stir well and let cool.
- Place the strawberries in the piecrust and pour the Jell-O mixture over the strawberries.
- Top with whipped cream and chill to set before serving.
Kay Robertson is the revered matriarch of the Robertson family and star of Duck Dynasty®. For almost five decades, she’s been keeping Phil and her boys from spending too much time in the woods by bringing them back to civilization with a home cooked meal. Her belief that her cooking talents are a gift she must share led her to writing her debut cookbook Miss Kay’s Duck Commander Kitchen: Faith, Family, and Food—Bringing Our Hope to Your Table, out now from our sister company Simon & Schuster and available wherever books are sold.