The Queen of Hearts’ Strawberry Tart
1 stick butter, melted
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup flour
4 cups whole strawberries, hulled
11/2 cups warm water
11/2 cups sugar
4 tablespoons corn starch
1 3-ounce package strawberry gelatin mix (not the instant kind)
2 drops red food coloring
Preheat oven to 400°.
Mix all crust ingredients and pat into a 9-inch pie plate. Prick the bottom with a fork and bake for about 15 minutes, or until lightly browned . Cool.
Arrange whole strawberries in the crust.
In a saucepan, cook water, sugar, and corn starch until the mixture becomes clear. Add gelatin and stir until dissolved. Add food coloring. Pour over the strawberries that are in the crust. Chill well.
Top with whipped cream before serving.