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Perfect Key Lime Pie in a glass dish
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Key Lime Pie

Creamy, refreshingly tangy and sweet summer dessert.
Course Baked Goods, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy baking
Prep Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 3 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 572kcal
Author Maike

Ingredients

Crust

  • cups graham cracker
  • 8 tablespoons butter unsalted, melted
  • 3 tablespoons sugar

Filling

Topping

Deocrations (Optional)

  • 2 limes halved and sliced

Instructions

Making The Crust

  • Crush the graham cracker until very fine. Transfer the crumbs into a large mixing bowl, add sugar, and melted butter. Combine well.
  • Press crust into 9 ½ inch pie dish.

Making The Filling

  • Combine sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks, and fresh lime juice in a large mixing bowl. Use an electric mixer and beat on medium-high speed until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  • Pour filling over the graham cracker crust and bake for 15 minutes to at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Allow to cool completely.

Making The Sweet Cream Topping

  • Beat cold heavy whipping cream for several minutes on medium-high speed until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar and continue to beat a few more moments on medium-low speed.
  • Spread the sweet cream topping over the cool-to-the-touch key lime filling. Chill for 2 hours.

Nutrition

Calories: 572kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 206mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 1284IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 206mg | Iron: 1mg