Key Lime Pie


Posted: June 17

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

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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!


Ingredients

For 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

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

In a small bowl, mix together the graham cracker crumbs, granulated sugar, and butter.

Step 3

Press the mixture into a pie pan and bake for 7 minutes.

Step 4

Cool the pie pan for 30 minutes.

Step 5

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 6

In a medium bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, sour cream, lime juice, and lime zest.

Step 7

Pour the mixture into the crust and bake for 10 minutes.

Step 8

Allow the pie to cool and chill for 3 hours in the fridge.

Step 9

When the pie has completed chilling, beat the heavy cream and powdered sugar together until stiff peaks form, using a mixer to assist.

Step 10

Beat in the vanilla.

Step 11

Spread the whipped cream atop the pie and add more lime zest.

Step 12

Serve!


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