Strawberry Cream Pie

1 May

I love strawberry season

You can't go wrong with pie

For the past month, I feel like I have been living in limbo.  I am in between moves again and I can’t wait for things to get settled.  To ease the stress, I made a pie. A Strawberry Cream Pie to be exact. I found the recipe on the lovely gingerbreadbagels blog.  Lindsey is so funny and talented.  If you have time, go by and check out her recipes. Every single one of them is a winner.

Adapted from here 


  • One pre-made pie crust or make your own
  • 2 pints strawberries, stems removed and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Crumb Topping

  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch ground nutmeg (about 1/16th teaspoon)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 1/2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour


Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F.

Roll the pie crust over a 9 inch pie plate. Crimp the edges with your fingers or a fork. Set aside in fridge while you make the filling.

In a large bowl mix together the sugar and flour. Add in the two large eggs, the sour cream and vanilla extract. Mix until combined. Take the pie plate out of the fridge and place the sliced strawberries in the bottom of the crust. Pour the filing over the top. Now on to the crumb topping.

In a medium bowl, stir together the dry ingredients.Then add the melted unsalted butter.
Mix  until ingredients are all clumped together. With your hands, sprinkle the topping over the pie. Let it bake for one hour and 10 minutes. Do not eat until it has cooled completely. I’m talking four or five hours. Trust me. Enjoy!


4 Responses to “Strawberry Cream Pie”

  1. trialsinfood May 1, 2012 at 11:40 am #

    the pie looks yummy! what a great way to de-stress! 😉

    • nicole May 2, 2012 at 8:57 pm #

      Thanks! It certainly did help with easing my mind.

  2. Mikaela Cowles May 3, 2012 at 6:16 pm #

    I second Trialsinfood! This was especially a good bet with the first round of good strawberries showing up at the farmers markets!

  3. Mike Paulus May 3, 2012 at 7:35 pm #

    This looks too good, next paycheck I am making this

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