Strawberry-Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie with Baked Gingersnap Crust

Southern Living

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Makes 8 servings


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1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
1 tablespoon loosely packed lemon zest
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup strawberry jam
3 large egg yolks
1/4 cup buttermilk
Vegetable cooking spray
3 tablespoons strawberry jam
16 ounces sliced strawberries


Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 6 Hours, 25 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 325°. Whisk together first 4 ingredients in a bowl.

2. Beat egg yolks with a handheld mixer in a medium bowl at high speed 4 to 5 minutes or until yolks become pale and ribbons form on surface of mixture when beater is lifted. Gradually whisk in sweetened condensed milk mixture, and whisk until thoroughly combined; whisk in buttermilk. Pour mixture into prepared crust.

3. Bake at 325° for 20 to 25 minutes or until set around edges. (Pie will be slightly jiggly.) Cool on a wire rack 1 hour. Cover pie with lightly greased (with cooking spray) plastic wrap, and freeze 4 to 6 hours.

4. Microwave 3 Tbsp. strawberry jam in a medium-size microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 20 seconds. Stir sliced strawberries into jam. Top pie with strawberry mixture just before serving.

Created date

May 2015