Enjoy these cute mini gluten free strawberry pies in ramekins, or make one large gluten free strawberry pie. This pie has the flakiest gluten free pie crust!

A little gluten free strawberry pie in a ramekin.

I have wanted to try single-serve mini gluten free pies for some time. A friend gifted me ramekins in all different sizes a few months ago. They invited us over for dinner, so I finally tried my flaky homemade gluten free pie crust recipe as the base pie crust.

I often test new recipes on my non-gluten-free friends. If they can’t tell a recipe is gluten free, I know it is a keeper! These gluten free strawberry pies had everyone wanting seconds!

If you love pie as much as we do, check out these incredible gluten free pie recipes. There are over 50 great recipe ideas!

Why Make This Pie:

  • These pies can be decorated for holidays. I used a little heart, so these pies are perfect for Valentine’s Day.
  • The crust is so flaky and light; it truly doesn’t taste gluten free!
  • Strawberries are sweet and juicy. You can get them all year long at any grocery store.
  • The strawberry pie without gluten is made without gelatin.
  • You can make mini pies with individual pie crusts or one big pie!
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Cup4Cup Gluten Free Multipurpose Flour, 3 lbs

This is an awesome gluten-free flour blend for pizza crust, biscuits, and pie crust. It is also great for yeast recipes! Note, this blend does have dry milk powder, so it is not suitable for those who avoid dairy.

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Ingredient Notes

Photos of the strawberry pie ingredients.
  • Gluten free flour blend – I used Cup4Cup for the pie crust in this recipe. This is my favorite flour to make pie crust. I test King Arthur’s Measure for Measure as well. That doesn’t mean others will not work; I have not tested other flours.
  • Xanthan Gum – If your gluten free flour blend doesn’t contain xanthan gum or guar gum, please add 1 teaspoon.
  • Butter – To make this recipe dairy-free, substitute the butter for vegan butter or shortening.
  • Strawberries – I prefer to use fresh strawberries in this recipe.

Tips For Success:

  • Use very cold butter when making the crust. This will help make those flaky layers.
  • Grease the ramekins so that the crust doesn’t stick to the edges.
  • Cool the gf strawberry pies before serving.
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DOWAN 4 oz Ramekins - Porcelain Ramekins Oven Safe, Set of 6, White

I love these simple white ramekins. They are perfect for single-serving desserts. They clean easily in your dishwasher.

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Recipe Step-By-Step Directions:

Photos of cutting the butter into the dry ingredients.

Step 1: Add all the dry gluten-free pie crust ingredients in a large bowl and whisk to blend.

To measure your gluten free flour, I recommend using the spoon method or leveling method. In a perfect world, people weigh their flour, but most do not own a kitchen scale. Every gluten-free flour blend has a different weight, making a scale even trickier.

Put the measuring scoop into the flour and fill. Do not pack the flour. Use a knife to scrape along the top to remove the extra flour.

You can also use a spoon to fill the measuring cup. Use a knife to level along the top to remove the extra flour.

Step 2: Add the cold butter to the bowl and use a pastry blender to cut in the butter. You want it to look like a bowl of flour with many crumbs when the butter is cut in.

Add the wet ingredients to the crumb mixture and mix into the dough.

Photos of rolling out the pie crust and adding it to a ramekin.

Step 3: Place the pie crust on wax paper and roll to ¼ inch thickness. Place a ramekin on the dough and cut an area larger than the ramekin.

NOTE: You can sprinkle flour on the wax paper to prevent it from sticking.

Step 4: Press the dough into the ramekin. You can break bits of rolled dough to fill in any areas until the crust covers the bottom and sides.

Photos of the crust in the ramekin and adding the strawberries.

Step 5: Slice the strawberries into pieces. Add the sugar and lemon juice and mix them.

HINT: If you are wondering how to cut the strawberries for these pies, you can cut your strawberries in halves or smaller pieces. I tend to cut them into smaller pieces for mini pies.

Step 6: Fill each ramekin with the strawberry mixture.

Mini strawberry pies before and after baking photos.

Step 7: Repeat the cutting circles in the pie dough. Press the top crust on. I used a little cookie cutter to add a heart for some Valentine’s Day decorations.

Mix an egg in a small bowl and brush the egg mixture over each pie crust top. This will help it get a nice golden color.

Step 8: Bake the pies at 350º F for 25-30 minutes (depending on the size of the ramekins. I really hope you love this gluten free strawberry pie recipe as much as we do!

Enjoy these pies warm or at room temperature. You can serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream!!

Variations:

  • Add in other berries like blueberries.
  • Use pie filling if you are short on time.
  • Make a lattice-style crust like in this gluten free apple pie recipe. (There is a video to show you how to weave the top crust.)
  • Use the crust and filling to make gluten free hand pies.
The inside of a mini gluten free pie.
Look at that incredible flaky crust!

Tips and Recipe FAQ:

Can you use frozen strawberries in this gluten free strawberry pie recipe?

You can use frozen strawberries in this pie recipe. I recommend thawing them and draining off the extra liquid so your pie doesn’t turn out soggy.

Can you make the pie crust ahead?

You can make the pie crust up to 2 days ahead. Wrap it in plastic wrap and put it into an air-tight container. You can also freeze the dough and thaw it for later use.

Should strawberry pie be refrigerated?

Once the strawberry pie is baked, you will need to store it in the refrigerator. The moisture from the fruit can spoil quickly if left out.

How long will these pies keep fresh?

These pies will keep fresh for up to 4 days in an air-tight container or up to 4 months in the freezer.

The top of a mini strawberry pie.

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a little gluten free strawberry pie in a ramekin

Gluten Free Strawberry Pie

Sandi Gaertner
These delicious gluten free strawberry pies are made in ramekins for individual portions. You can also make one large pie.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Gluten Free Dessert Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 405 kcal

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Equipment

  • Ramekins
  • Pastry blender

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups gluten free flour blend * see note
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter cold
  • 2 eggs large
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ½ cup water * see note

Pie Filling:

  • 2 cups strawberries chopped
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, add all of the dry gluten free pie crust ingredients and whisk to blend.
  • Add the cold butter to the bowl and use a pastry blender to cut in the butter. You want it to look like a bowl of flour with lots of crumbs when the butter is all cut in.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the crumb mixture and mix into the dough.
  • Place the pie crust on a piece of wax paper and roll to ¼ inch thickness. Place a ramekin on the dough and cut an area larger than the ramekin.
  • Press the dough into the ramekin. You can break bits of rolled dough to fill in any areas until the crust is covering the bottom and sides.
  • Slice the strawberries into pieces. Add the sugar and lemon juice and mix them.
  • If you are wondering how to cut the strawberries for these pies, you can cut your strawberries in halves or smaller pieces. I tend to cut them in smaller pieces for mini pies.
  • Fill each ramekin with the strawberry mixture. 
  • Repeat the cutting circles in the pie dough. Press the top crust on. I used a little cookie cutter to add a heart for some Valentine's Day decorations.
  • Mix an egg in a small bowl and brush the egg mixture over each pie crust top. This will help it get a nice golden color.
  • Bake the pies at 350º F for 25-30 minutes (depending on the size of the ramekins.)

Notes

  1. I tested this recipe with Cup4Cup (the best gluten free flour blend for pie crust) and King Arthur Measure for Measure. That doesn’t mean others will not work, I just have not tested other flours and I can not guarantee the recipe will work if you use other mixes.
  2. Xanthan Gum – If your gluten free flour blend doesn’t contain xanthan gum or guar gum, please add 1 teaspoon.
  3. To make this dairy-free, use non-dairy butter or shortening.
  4. Note, depending on the gluten free flour blend you use, you may need 1-2 additional tablespoons of water.
  5. This pie will keep for up to 4 days in an air-tight container or up to 4 months in the freezer. Store in the refrigerator.

SPECIAL NOTE

Please know that every gluten free flour blend has a different starch to grain ratio. If you use a blend I didn’t test, you may need to adjust your moisture levels in your baked goods.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 405kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 6gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 15gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 365mgPotassium: 80mgFiber: 5gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 773IUVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 49mgIron: 2mg
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