Lemon Curd Pie for the Fourth

Fourth of July Recipes
When I think about desserts for this holiday,  I think about this refreshing, patriotic decorated strawberry pie with a delicious lemon curd. It’s perfect, it’s cool and it’s great with grilled foods. Enjoy!
Lemon Curd Pie for the Fourth

1-9 inch prepared pie crust, baked
3 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
3/4 cup prepared or bought Lemon Curd
3/4 cup confectioners’ or superfine sugar
1 cup whipping cream, whipped to stiff peaks
1-pound fresh small or medium strawberries, stems removed
Fresh sliced strawberries and whole blueberries for garnishment
1/4 cup currant jelly
1 Tbsp Grand Marnier

    Make sure the baked pie crust has cooled completely.
    In an electric mixer fitted with a paddle (or in a bowl using a hand mixer) add cream cheese and mix until fluffy. Add lemon curd, and sugar. Mix until uniform. Gently fold in the whipped cream.
    Place whole strawberries in the bottom of the cooled pie crust. Spread the lemon cream over the whole strawberries.
    Decorate the top of the pie with sliced strawberries and blueberries. In a small saucepan heat the currant jelly, add the Grand Marnier.
    Cool glaze and brush over the berries.
    Chill the pie in the refrigerator several hours before serving.

    11 thoughts on “Lemon Curd Pie for the Fourth

    1. Trix

      I had to make lemon curd as part of my baking final! so this would be a fun thing for me to make … very refreshing dessert. happy 4th to you and yours drick!!

    2. Chef Dennis

      do you know how long its been since I even thought of a strawberry pie (made the right way)…what a perfect dessert for this time of year, luscious berries, a cool lemon cream filling, who could ask for more…have a safe and happy fourth my friend!

    3. pegasuslegend

      having one of many to come cocktails, its raining here…wished I had this pie right now! perfect remedey for the blues! and its not skies!!!!! Hope you had a great 4th of July out there! lovely dessert!!!

    4. Chef Dennis

      made this for a party I went to today, didnt have any lemon curd so I used some homemade strawberry jam I had made….wow did it come out great!! tasted like Ice Cream!!for the fruit juice on my pie, I used, lime juice with some pom in it, but any cherry juice, fruit punch type juice, or just add some red colour to your favorite juice..thanks again for this great recipe!Dennis


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