ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Strawberry/Rhubarb Pie from Scratch

Updated on January 15, 2022

Crust and Baking TIps

When I roll out my dough balls, I use two pieces of plastic wrap and check my circle size with my pie plate. Then, to cover the plate, I remove the top layer of plastic wrap and place my pie plate on top of the crust and flip the entire combination over. Then, I remove that second sheet of plastic wrap and start to fill my pie.

I repeat the procedure with the second crust. But, instead of flipping the pie over, I simply grab the edges of the plastic and lift quickly and flop the crust on top of the pie. Then, I peel that plastic off the pie and voila, ready to vent, seal, sugar and bake.

Bake 375 for at least 40 minutes, but then check every 10 minutes. The filling should be at least 165 degrees or more. The pie will set upon cooling, so don't get too hasty cutting open your pie when warm, because it will be like a dish of koolaid until it sets.

Thickened, yet still fluid
Thickened, yet still fluid
Good form on fork
Good form on fork


  • 3 cups flour, crust
  • 1/2 tsp. salt, crust
  • 2/3 cup oil, crust
  • 2/3 cup water, crust
  • 2 cups rhubarb, filling
  • 2 cups strawberries, filling
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar, hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch, hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt, hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup water, hot sauce
  • 1 pkg strawberry jello, sugarfree, hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar, sugar coating
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon, sugar coating

Cook Time

Prep time: 1 hour
Cook time: 50 min
Ready in: 1 hour 50 min
Yields: 1 pie that serves up to 8 people


  1. Crust: In a bowl, mix 3 cups flour, 1/2 tsp salt, 2/3 cup canola oil, 2/3 cup water together with a fork until it becomes a ball. Set aside. You will divide the ball into two equal pieces and roll them each into a flat circle. One for the bottom, and one for the top of your pie.
  2. Step One:Put bottom circle into your pie plate. Make sure your edges are to the edge of the pie pan.
  3. Hot Sauce: In saucepan, mix 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 cup water, 1 package Strawberry jello, and 1 tablespoon Vanilla. Heat to boiling.
  4. Cold Filling: Cut rhubarb into small pieces. Cut strawberries into chunks. The total cup should equal 4 cups after you are done. Place them on your bottom crust.
  5. Pour your hot sauce over your rhubarb and strawberries, making sure to coat them evenly.
  6. Step Two: Cover filled pie with second crust. Seal edge with fork and press pie crust down around strawberries and rhubarb. Poke holes in crust with fork and place pie plate on pizza pan, to avoid boil over onto oven floor. Bake at 375 for 50 minutes, until crust is golden brown and filling is at least 165 degrees. Sprinkle a mixture of sugar and cinnamon across the top to the edges of the crust.
  7. Let cool until jello is set. Takes approximately four hours or overnight in a refrigerator.
Cast your vote for Strawberry/Rhubarb Pie from Scratch
Chop fruit
Chop fruit
make hot sauce
make hot sauce
pour over fruit and cover with second crust
pour over fruit and cover with second crust
Cinnamon and sugar dusting on top crust
Cinnamon and sugar dusting on top crust
fork holes for venting
fork holes for venting
seal edge with fork
seal edge with fork
bake 375
bake 375
Done when golden brown and oozing juice
Done when golden brown and oozing juice

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)