Key lime pie is one of my favorite desserts on the planet, but I always assumed it was super difficult and never bothered making it. Turns out, it’s SO easy - now I’ll be making it on repeat!

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key lime pie
key lime pie

Perfect Key Lime Pie

Jacklin Altman
Key lime pie is one of my favorite desserts on the planet, but I always assumed it was super difficult and never bothered making it. Turns out, it’s SO easy – now I’ll be making it on repeat!
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 17 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 250 kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowls
  • Pie Pan
  • Oven

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Graham cracker crust if you want to make your own, just googled “Basic Graham Cracker Crust” and use whatever recipe suits you! Then follow the recipe for the curd
  • 1 14 oz can condensed milk
  • Zest of 1-2 limes
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup key lime juice 1/2 cup if you don’t like it tart
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • Whipped cream and extra limes for topping/decorating

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325
  • Beat egg yolks with lime zest, then stir in condensed milk, then add sour cream and lime juice. Stir until mixture is uniform.
  • Fill graham cracker crust evenly and put on baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15-17 min, it should still jiggle a bit when it comes out. Allow it to cool for 30 min.
  • Put in the fridge for ~3 hours (or more) and then top with whipped cream and sliced limes- enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 250kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 5gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 76mgSodium: 141mgPotassium: 191mgFiber: 1gSugar: 26gVitamin A: 227IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 139mgIron: 1mg
Keyword key lime, lime, key lime pie, pie
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