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How to Make Strawberry Pie Filling From Scratch
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Strawberry Pie Filling Recipe

Quick and easy strawberry pie filling recipe, made with simple ingredients in less than 30 minutes. It's great in many desserts like pies, cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes and much more!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 pie (8 inches)
Calories: 745kcal
Author: Abeer Rizvi



  • Wash the strawberries and hull them. Cut the big ones in half. 
  • Blanch the strawberries by plunging them in a large pot of boiling water. Drain and place them in a covered bowl to keep warm. Keep aside.
  • In a nonstick saucepan, add Clearjel, sugar and water or juice. 
  • Cook while stirring constantly over medium heat until mixture starts bubbling and becomes very thick. 
  • Add lemon juice and mix again.
  • Remove saucepan from heat. 
  • Add warm blanched strawberries and mix gently. 
  • Add red gel food coloring if you like and mix until evenly combined. 
  • Can if you like OR let it cool down and then store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 1 week. 


  • Read all my tips above.


Calories: 745kcal | Carbohydrates: 189g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 771mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 174g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 302.2mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 2.1mg