Key Lime Pie Recipe

Key Lime Pie Recipe

How To Make Key Lime Pie

Nothing beats the classic key lime pie for a refreshing dessert with just the right balance of sweetness and tartness. Try this easy recipe!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 55 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Graham Cracker Crust:

  • cupsgraham cracker crumbs,finely ground
  • 2tbspsugar
  • 5tbspbutter,melted

For Filling:

  • 14ozsweetened condensed milk
  • 4large egg yolks
  • ½cupkey lime juice,preferably fresh, but bottled juice also works
  • 1tbsplime zest,optional
  • 2cupswhipped cream,optional

Instructions

Graham Cracker Crust:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Stir together graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter in a bowl until evenly combined.

  3. Press mixture evenly onto the bottom and up the side of a 9-inch pie plate. Bake crust on the middle oven shelf for 10 minutes, then remove and let cool.

Filling:

  1. While the crust is baking, whisk together the condensed milk and egg yolks in a bowl until combined. Add juice and whisk by hand for 1 minute until combined and slightly thickened.

  2. Pour filling into crust and bake on the middle oven shelf for 15 minutes.

  3. Transfer pie to a cooling rack, and let sit until it reaches room temperature. Then refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or until chilled and set.

  4. Top with whipped cream just before serving, if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 173.24kcal
  • Fat: 9.63g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.31g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.34g
  • Fiber: 0.16g
  • Sugar: 16.16g
  • Protein: 3.22g
  • Cholesterol: 69.79mg
  • Sodium: 64.31mg
  • Calcium: 91.02mg
  • Potassium: 123.03mg
  • Iron: 0.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 79.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.40mg
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