Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

Key Lime Pie

Recipe Type: Dessert

Cuisine: American

Author: Caroline Artiss

Prep time: 4 hours 15 mins

Cook time: 10 mins

Total time: 4 hours 25 mins

Serves: 4-6

A simple and refreshing key lime pie recipe that is super easy to make.

Ingredients

  • Base / Crust
  • 200g digestives or graham crackers
  • 100g melted butter

 

  • Filling
  • 1 tin condensed milk 397g
  • Juice of 4 large limes ½ cup (key limes if you can get them)
  • Zest of 2 limes
  • 3 egg yolks

 

  • Topping
  • Whipped cream to serve
  • extra lime slices

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to gas 6 / 200c / 390F
  2. Start by making the base
  3. You will need a 9-inch spring form tin
  4. Crush the digestives until they become fine crumbs - use a food processor
  5. Add the melted butter and mix together
  6. Push biscuit mixture into the bottom of the tin firmly
  7. Set aside
  8. To make the filling, simply add all the left over ingredients into a bowl and beat together
  9. Pour mixture on top of the base and then pop in the oven for 8-10 minutes
  10. It doesn’t take long to set in the oven
  11. Take out and leave it to cool
  12. Once cooled, put in the fridge for 4 hours or until cold
  13. Once chilled cover the top with whipped cream and decorate with a few slices of lime

Notes

If you want a really thick pie just double the ingredients

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