It’s never too early or too late to start looking forward to the spring, particularly if the season is one of your favorites. There is so much to love about springtime, such as the emergence of nature and sunlight after the bracing cold of winter.
One particularly popular aspect of spring is the food associated with the season, a lot of which offer fresh and vibrant flavors to reflect the new and invigorating temperament of springtime.
Pies are a particularly versatile kind of food during spring, as there are all sorts of flavors that you can utilize to get that springtime flavor, including both sweet and savory tastes.
With this in mind, we are going to be looking at thirty-three particularly noteworthy spring pie recipes that are sure to go down a treat and make you feel like spring has sprung with every bite! Let’s get started.
The freshness of spring is encapsulated perfectly in this delicious fresh strawberry pie. Chock-full of sweet and juicy strawberries, the softness of the strawberries pair perfectly with the crunchy pie crust.
Add a dollop of whipped cream on top for some extra decadent sweetness.
Much like strawberries, lemons are a fruit that you will be making an appearance a few times in this list thanks to the association it has with springtime.
This recipe features a combination of tangy lemon with soft and smooth cream cheese to create a deliciously refreshing dessert that is sure to be a treat for the whole family.
Rhubarb and raspberries are two more fruits that are particularly popular in the spring, and this recipe brings them both together in a delicious and sweet springtime pie.
The cream cheese crust is a unique feature and offers something a little different whilst still being a delicious option thanks to the sweetness and crispiness of it.
Slab pies are pretty much the same as a regular pie in terms of how they are made, but they are more suitable to be eaten as a hand held dessert thanks to their size and that slab like shape.
This slab pie offers a deliciously sweet and refreshing taste of spring thanks to utilizing both blueberries and blackberries as well as lemon juice and zest to create a juicy and fruity taste with some tanginess.
That lemon tang is emphasized by the inclusion of a lemon and dried lavender sugar drizzle, which makes for a unique finishing element of the slab pie.
Moving on to the next spring fruit pie, blackberries are a delicious berry to use in a pie thanks to the blend of sweetness and tanginess that the fruit offers.
The juicy blackberry filing of the pie is brightened up with a bit of lemon, whilst the homemade pie crust offers a flaky and light exterior that combines perfectly with the filling.
Rhubarb and cherry are another delicious combination of spring fruits and flavors, much like the aforementioned rhubarb and strawberry pie.
If you prefer slightly tarter fruit flavors though, this fruit combo pie might be more your style due to the tartness of both the rhubarb and cherries, as both of these fruits that can have a bit of a sour bite to them.
7. Tomato Pie
There are tons of savory pies that are popular around springtime as well as fruity and sweet ones, and this juicy tomato pie is the perfect example of a savory spring pie.
This pie offers a fresh and healthy taste thanks to being chock-full of veggies (also making it a great choice for vegetarians) and is made up of layers of tomato slices, basil onions and cheese spread.
Bake the pie until the crust becomes golden brown and begins to bubble and enjoy!
8. Mango Tart
Mango tends to be associated with the summer, but it is definitely a fruit that begins making its appearance known more frequently once the springtime rolls around.
If you are looking for a tasty way to bring mango into a spring pie, then this mango tart is the perfect choice.
The tart blends ripe and fresh mangos with coconut cream to create a tropical tasting treat that is not only delicious, but also vegan friendly, paleo friendly and gluten-free.
Can’t decide what berries to use in your springtime pie? The answer is simple: use them all! This particular berry pie recipe uses strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, but you can easily use other kinds of berries, such as blackberries.
As well as being stuffed full of juicy, berry goodness, this is also a no bake pie that only requires a few ingredients to make, including graham crackers for the crumb base, sugar, unsalted butter, water, lime juice and cornstarch.
10. Banana Cream Pie
Bananas are also a popular spring fruit and seeing as banana cream pie has its own day that falls at the very beginning of spring- on March 2nd-, it is definitely a pie that needs to be enjoyed in spring!
Known for its delicious, creamy taste as well as featuring some generous helpings of banana and a crispy pie crust, there is a lot to love about the banana cream pie.
This next pie is the perfect combination of sweetness and tanginess, pairing a tart rhubarb filling with a soft and sweet, golden brown meringue topping.
The meringue not only pairs well with the rhubarb, it also combines with the pie crust to create a beautiful mixture of textures as well as combining spring flavors.
The next savory pie in this list features a range of fresh and vibrant spring veggies, as well as flavorful and aromatic herbs.
Some of the vegetables to be found in this particular recipe include leeks, asparagus, peas and carrots, whilst the herbs used are chives, lemon thyme and tarragon.
The pie is finished with a layer of creamy and fragrant lemon mustard sauce before being finished with a puff pastry crust. As well as being a delicious pie filled to the brim with spring flavors, it is also a vegan friendly option.
13. Ginger Peach Pie
Peaches are a juicy fruit that perfectly encapsulates the fresh feeling of spring, and this particular pie offers a bit of a change to the usual peach pie formula by pairing it with fresh, minced ginger.
The ginger combined with the peaches creates a blend of sweetness and warming spice- with the spice also being emphasized by the addition of cinnamon in the recipe-, making for a delicious spring pie that is bursting with flavor.
Chicken pie is a beloved dish for many people, and one that makes for the perfect family dinner when served alongside seasonal vegetables.
This pie is a unique option in that it has a crunchy filo pastry top rather than a traditional pie crust, making for a different texture that works fantastically well with the chicken and vegetable filling.
If you are looking for a chilled pie to enjoy in the spring, then this next pie is the perfect choice, as well as an easy one to make thanks to being a no bake option.
The strawberry lemonade filling of the pie offers a refreshing blend of sweet and tart flavors, whilst the saltine cracker base adds a hint of saltiness as well as a crunchy texture.
If you have never used basil sugar for a pie before, you have to try out this next spring pie recipe, as it perfectly utilizes the underrated ingredient by combining it with strawberry to create a particularly delicious spring dessert.
The sweet and aromatic nature of the basil sugar uplifts the fruitiness of the fresh strawberries, whilst the all butter pie dough offers a flaky and buttery texture.
Serve it up with some whipped cream or vanilla bean ice cream to make for the perfect springtime dessert.
So far in our list we have mentioned blackberry pies and peach pies, so why not combine the two spring fruits with this next recipe?
The tartness of the blackberries in this pie makes for the perfect accompaniment to the sweet, juiciness of the peaches. The crust of the pie is then sprinkled with sugar to offer an extra dash of sweetness.
If you are a fan of both pie and cheesecake, then this next recipe is one that you will definitely want to try, as it brings together the best of both dessert worlds!
This spring breeze cheesecake pie can be altered to feature whatever kind of fruit that you so choose on the top, though this particularly recipe uses rhubarb.
Simple yet delicious, this savory pie features a wealth of spring ingredients to make for the perfect dinner for the whole family.
This crustless pie features zucchini as the headlining vegetable, but it also has shallots as well as two kinds of cheese, those being Parmesan cheese and mozzarella.
Though similar to a frittata or a quiché thanks to its crustless nature, this recipe still technically counts as a pie due to having more vegetables and fewer eggs.
Another choice of a lemon spring pie, this particular lemon pie features layers of creamy yet zesty lemon, thanks to the combination of lemon pie filling with softened cream cheese.
This is another pie that is very easy to make as well as being delicious thanks to only needing a couple of ingredients, those being lemon pie filling, sugar, softened cream cheese, graham crackers for the crust and your choice of a frozen whipped topping to finish it off.
This next recipe combines flavors that you might not have thought to put together before- those being grapefruit and caramel- to create a refreshing dessert that is perfect to indulge in during the spring.
The pie is a cold and creamy one that features layers of pink grapefruit curd on top of a graham cracker crust for some added crunch. A fluffy meringue topping is then drizzled in caramel sauce to make for a delightful mixture of sweet and tangy tastes.
Lemons and blueberries have both cropped up a few times in this list, and this next recipe brings them both together in a no bake pie.
The filling of the pie is a mixture of both blueberries and lemon juice along with sweetened condensed milk, whilst the crunchy and juicy blueberries that sit on the top of the pie bring everything together and add an extra dash of blueberry goodness.
The crust itself is a healthier option when it comes to pie crusts, being made of crushed plain granola along with melted, unsalted butter and light brown sugar.
Shepherds pie is a well known dish that is often associated with the springtime due to the use of fresh spring ingredients such as lamb and spring vegetables.
This particular recipe is a healthier option that swaps out the lamb for ground turkey and the mashed potato topping for mashed cauliflower. Some of the spring greens that you will find in this pie include zucchini, peas, carrots and yellow onion.
Apricot tends to be treated like the underappreciated cousin of the peach, but the apricot finally gets the chance to shine with this fresh apricot pie recipe.
Much like the peach, the apricot is a fruit that has a fair amount of spring vibes due to its sweet freshness.
As well as being associated with spring, the apricot is also similar to the peach in that the pies made with it often tend to have a rustic and homely comfort to them, and this recipe is no exception.
You can’t have a list of spring pies without mentioning the infamous dessert that is the key lime pie!
Chock-full of sweet lime tastes and featuring a fluffy whipped topping, this is a must for those who are already fans of the dessert, as well as those looking to try it for the first time.
To get the ultimate fresh lime taste, use sugar-free lime gelatin as well as key lime yogurt and some lime juice and zest.
Deliciously tart as well as gluten-free, this grapefruit custard pie is another recipe that utilizes the underrated grapefruit to create a unique spring dessert.
The custard and grapefruit filling make for an unlikely pair that work perfectly together, blending the creamy sweetness of custard with the slightly sour tartness of grapefruit.
The recipe also includes some elderflower liqueur for an extra kick, as well as the option of including strained blood orange juice to add some color.
If you find yourself struggling to choose between berries and peaches for your spring pie, then this next choice is one you will want to check out.
This recipe is a unique choice, as the fruits involved are cooked up on a grill in a disposable foil pie pain before they are added to the pie.
The great thing about this recipe is that you can use any kind of berries that you so please. You can even throw in some other spring fruits if you so choose.
This classic dessert is perfect for the springtime thanks to the use of that aforementioned rhubarb.
The crumble topping adds a delicious crunchy texture to the pie, whilst the soft rhubarb filling combines well with this crunchiness and offers a tangy bite.
Pair the pie with some whipped topping or whipped cream to offset the tanginess of the rhubarb and add some extra softness to the texture.
29. Pineapple Pie
Pineapple is another underrated fruit that is perfect for use in spring themed pies, such as with this next recipe.
The sweet yet slightly tangy pineapple filling combines with the thick and buttery pie crust to create a dessert that is well suited to any month of the year, but has that freshness that is so often associated with springtime flavors.
30. Ruby Grape Pie
Whilst we are on the topic of underrated spring fruits, grapes are also well suited for use in springtime themed pies, as shown in this ruby grape pie recipe.
Grapes have a delicious sweetness as well as a delectable crunch to them, which can lead to a pie that features a variety of textures as well as a fresh and sweet taste.
This next recipe is another that puts together two ingredients that you might not think would work well together, those being blueberries and lavender.
However, this unique combination offers a mixture of fruity and aromatic flavors, making for a very fresh tasting spring pie.
The pie is finished off with a meringue topping, which adds an extra layer of sweetness to the pie whilst also working well with the blueberry and lavender flavors.
If you want to bring the taste of the Orange Dreamsicle popsicle into your spring pie, then this next recipe is one that you will definitely want to try.
This is a great recipe to try out if you have kids who are fans of the Orange Dreamsicle, but also for adults who enjoy them too! Orange is a fruit that is also often associated with spring, so this is definitely a great choice for a unique flavor of spring pie.
Last but not least, this vegan friendly herb and vegetable pot pie is all about those fresh and aromatic flavors that spring is known for.
This is another pie recipe that utilizes filo pastry rather than a traditional pie crust to add some crunch and to keep things vegan friendly.
The spring greens used in this recipe include peas, carrots, spinach and onions, whilst parsley acts as the major herb. Some of the other vegan friendly ingredients include chopped potatoes, vegetable broth, almond milk and vegan butter.
Are Roulades and Pies Similar in Terms of Preparation?
When it comes to preparing sweet roulades and pies, there are notable differences. While both are delicious desserts, the techniques and ingredients used differ greatly. Pies typically involve a pastry shell filled with various ingredients and baked, while sweet roulades are made by rolling a thin sponge cake filled with sweet fillings. Each dessert has its own unique charm within the world of baking. For an extensive array of sweet roulade recipes, explore our sweet roulade recipe collection.
So there you have thirty-three different springtime pies that aren’t too difficult to whip up for yourself. No matter what your preferences are in terms of spring flavors, you are sure to find a pie that you will enjoy from our hugely varied list!
Frequently Asked Questions
There are a range of flavors that are often linked to the springtime, particularly fresh fruits and vegetables, due to the spring signalling a time when they will begin to grown and be harvested again.
However, there are also meats that are often associated with the spring as well. Some of the most noteworthy springtime flavors include:
These are just a few of the versatile flavors that are often associated with springtime, so it is no surprise that spring pies are so varied when it comes to different tastes and flavors!