Raspberry Lemon Curd Mini Pies

A fruity little treat just in time for Easter. Each Raspberry Lemon Curd Mini Pie is filled with tangy lemon curd and topped with toasted marshmallow.

Raspberry Lemon Curd Mini Pies


Don’t ya just love Easter?

Everything seems fresh and new, full of possibilities. Children with floral frocks, or shorts with suspenders, running through newly-sprouted grass, colorful eggs delicately scattered about. Sigh…

When I was little, we even wore bonnets. If only I could talk my daughter into that!

Easter makes me think to fresh produce and spring berries. Alas, here in the mountains, our berry crop is never ready when Easter arrives. I always have to make due with other fruity flavors, just a little longer.

Raspberry Lemon Curd Mini Pies

I’ve been craving my favorite cookie recipe and I wanted to incorporate it into an Easter treat. I decided to turn it into Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies using Chambord.

But it wasn’t enough. In spring, a time when tiny buds burst through the soil, and fuzzy baby animals come into the world, cuteness matters.

So much so, that I thought my raspberry thumbprint cookies needed a makeover.

Easy Raspberry Lemon Curd Mini Pies

Today I give you mini raspberry lemon curd mini pies! That’s right, the crust is the cookie, the filling is lemon curd, and the creamy topping is marshmallow fluff.

Even if you don’t particularly enjoy marshmallows, there is something awfully cute and appealing about marshmallow fluff. Admit it; just saying the name “marshmallow fluff” will make you smile.

Fun Raspberry Lemon Curd Mini Pies

Lemon curd mini pies are baked in a mini muffin tin, then filled with a scant amount of lemon curd while it’s still warm. I piped marshmallow fluff on top and placed them under the broiler for just a minute, so the marshmallow fluff would toast.

Add a tiny lemon candy and Voila!

Raspberry Lemon Curd Mini Pies for all to enjoy. The toasted marshmallow fluff acts as a nice sealant, making these little cuties easy to wrap as edible gifts.

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37 comments on “Raspberry Lemon Curd Mini Pies

  1. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugarposted March 30, 2012 at 5:22 am Reply

    These are absolutely adorable! Lovely idea!

  2. Katarinaposted March 30, 2012 at 6:10 am Reply

    These are so beautiful!

  3. Kiri W.posted March 30, 2012 at 9:23 am Reply

    Oooh, raspberry curd sounds fantastic :) Love the fresh Spring color look, too!

  4. Cassieposted March 30, 2012 at 8:00 am Reply

    These are adorable, Sommer! I love the lemon/raspberry combo!

  5. Jennie @themessybakerblogposted March 30, 2012 at 8:19 am Reply

    These look absolutely beautiful, and they sound delicious. I think I’m going to have to make these for our Easter dinner. Your photos are gorgeous.

  6. the wicked noodleposted March 30, 2012 at 8:58 am Reply

    WOW, Sommer, I’m loving these!! So creative. And the photos are drop-dead gorgeous. You’re definitely one of the more inspiring food bloggers around!

  7. Lizposted March 30, 2012 at 9:31 am Reply

    SO yummy!!! And such gorgeous photos~

  8. Chung-Ah | Damn Deliciousposted March 30, 2012 at 11:04 am Reply

    These are incredibly adorable. I can’t wait to make these for Easter :)

  9. Barbara | Creative Culinaryposted March 30, 2012 at 12:22 pm Reply

    These are precious yes but still…just everything I love. Lemon curd especially. I’m now eyeing some Meyer lemons that I’ve been ‘thinking’ about curd with; think the thinking is over!

  10. Cookin' Cowgirlposted March 30, 2012 at 11:34 am Reply

    Awww, so cute!! I love these! The lemon/raspberry combo is making my mouth water! Buzz buzz!

  11. Shainaposted March 30, 2012 at 11:48 am Reply

    These are just precious. I love the lemon curd center.

  12. Cookin' Canuckposted March 30, 2012 at 12:31 pm Reply

    Oh my goodness…the flavors in these are fantastic, Sommer! And what a pretty presentation. These would be perfect for a baby shower I’m hosting soon.

  13. Veronica Gantleyposted March 30, 2012 at 12:53 pm Reply

    What a wonderful cupcake. I am so glad you shared it with us.

  14. Orange Latteposted March 30, 2012 at 1:17 pm Reply

    Very pretty!!! I’m wondering if can use orange curd instead of lemon curd? I have a lot of orange at home. :)

  15. Choc Chip Uruposted March 30, 2012 at 1:22 pm Reply

    These areso cute and beautiful :D
    Love their cross cut and presentation is stunningly festive!

    Choc Chip Uru
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  16. Jenn and Seth (@HomeSkilletCook)posted March 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm Reply

    these are soooo cute! i need to make these!!!

  17. Robynposted March 30, 2012 at 2:34 pm Reply

    So adorable and fun!

  18. Cristinaposted March 30, 2012 at 4:19 pm Reply

    I am confused– how does the lemon curd turn out to be pink? I thought it was colorless, and I don;t see a step for adding color to it. (I prefer not to add any color, or natural colors only …)
    I loved this adorable recipe. As you can see, I am already making it in my head!

    • Sommerposted March 30, 2012 at 4:40 pm Reply

      The cookie crust is pink and the lemon curd is the light yellow in the middle. :)

  19. Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppersposted March 30, 2012 at 4:41 pm Reply

    What a wonderful little pie! Your pictures are so cute!!

  20. Cathy @ Noble Pigposted March 30, 2012 at 5:13 pm Reply

    If you only knew how much I love lemon curd…these are like the cutest things ever!!

  21. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchenposted March 30, 2012 at 8:41 pm Reply

    Those are the cutest, maybe you can bribe your daughter into wearing a bonnet with a couple of these. ;-)

  22. Cherposted March 30, 2012 at 9:09 pm Reply

    These are perfectly, spring time adorable. Love the raspberry lemon combo.

  23. Medejaposted March 31, 2012 at 3:40 am Reply

    They look so so cute!

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  25. Belinda @zomppaposted March 31, 2012 at 8:59 am Reply

    Those are so precious, and you know lemon is totally my kind of treat!

  26. Dee at Deelicious Sweetsposted March 31, 2012 at 9:52 am Reply

    These are delightful and perfect for Easter! I remember having to wear a bonnet. LOL, that brought back some memories. I can’t even imagine my daughter agreeing to wearing one of those!

  27. Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love.posted March 31, 2012 at 9:30 pm Reply

    These are so darn cute! Love the raspberry and lemon combo!!

  28. [email protected]posted April 1, 2012 at 8:10 pm Reply

    These little pies are SO cute! What a fantastic little treat – so full of fresh Spring flavor. Yum!

  29. Russell at Chasing Deliciousposted April 2, 2012 at 1:49 pm Reply

    How cute are these guys! This is definitely a perfect easter recipe… or a perfect anytime recipe. Yum!

  30. Marlyposted April 2, 2012 at 12:28 pm Reply

    These look amazing! These would be so fun to bring to my family easter dinner. It’s definitely on my “to do” list!

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  34. Vickiposted October 6, 2013 at 11:56 am Reply

    The last picture (where it is cut in half) looks like there is raspberry mousse under the lemon curd. I didn’t see any mousse reference or step in the recipe. Did you just use the mousse part of your Layered Mousse Cake, http://www.aspicyperspective.com/2012/04/jello-mousse.html ??

    • Sommerposted October 7, 2013 at 7:44 am Reply

      Hi Vicki, Nope, that’s just the color of the mini pies. :)

  35. Jennifer (savor)posted February 5, 2014 at 9:04 am Reply

    Thanks for the linky love. Now pass me one of those curd cuties!