Key Lime Pie is a classic summer dessert that will transport you to a tropical climate with each delicious bite! Tastier and fresher than anything you can buy at a store, this is a homemade confection guaranteed to delight you; it’s tangy, creamy, and oh-so-indulgent. Best of all, it only takes 30 minutes to make! Serve this yummy Key Lime Pie chilled with a bit of lime zest on top for a transformative dessert experience!
IngredientsFor the crust: • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs • 1/3 cup granulated sugar • 6 tablespoons butter, melted For the pie filling: • 28 ounces condensed milk, sweetened • 1/2 cup light sour cream • 3/4 cup key lime juice • 2 limes or 4 key limes, zested, plus more for topping For the topping: • 1 cup heavy whipping cream • 1/2 cup powdered sugar • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
In a small bowl, mix together the graham cracker crumbs, granulated sugar, and butter.
Press the mixture into a pie pan and bake for 7 minutes.
Cool the pie pan for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, sour cream, lime juice, and lime zest.
Pour the mixture into the crust and bake for 10 minutes.
Allow the pie to cool and chill for 3 hours in the fridge.
When the pie has completed chilling, beat the heavy cream and powdered sugar together until stiff peaks form, using a mixer to assist.
Beat in the vanilla.
Spread the whipped cream atop the pie and add more lime zest.