Lorella’s Mile High Strawberry Pie

“This recipe came from Ruth’s best friend, Lorella.” – Jean Hansen

“When you don’t have access to fresh strawberries, this recipe will do.” – Calla Ferre

Lorella’s Mile High Strawberry Pie

Course: Pies


  • 2 Cups Fresh Strawberries or 10-Ounce Package Frozen Strawberries
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • Pinch Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Lemon Juice
  • 1 Cup Whipping Cream Whipped
  • 1 Baked Pie Shell


  • Beat egg whites until fluffy. Add sugar, salt and lemon juice. Beat until stiff.
  • Add frozen strawberries (partially thawed) and beat 15 minutes. Fold in whipped cream.
  • Place filling in baked pie shell and put in freezer for 2 hours or until ready to serve. Garnish with fresh berries if desired.

1951 Recipe – Ruth Jacobs

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