Ultimate Key Lime Pie
If you’re a fan of zesty, refreshing desserts, you’re in for a treat with our Ultimate Key Lime Pie. This classic dessert is a delightful combination of tangy key lime flavor and a perfectly sweet graham cracker crust. It’s the ultimate indulgence for lime lovers.
- 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs
- ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 4 large egg yolks
- 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
- 1 tablespoon grated key lime zest
- ½ cup freshly squeezed key lime juice
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar. Press this mixture firmly into the bottom of a 9-inch pie dish to form the crust.
- In another bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk, key lime zest, and key lime juice until well combined.
- Pour the lime mixture into the prepared crust.
- Bake for 15 minutes until the edges are set but the center is still slightly jiggly.
- Let the pie cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until completely chilled.
- Before serving, whip the heavy cream with powdered sugar and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form. Spread it over the chilled pie.
- Garnish with additional key lime zest or lime slices if desired.
- Slice and serve this heavenly dessert.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Our Ultimate Key Lime Pie is a tropical delight that’s both sweet and tangy. The creamy filling and buttery graham cracker crust make for the perfect balance of flavors and textures. Whether it’s a special occasion or just a craving for something refreshing, this pie is sure to please.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 390, Fat: 24g, Carbohydrates: 39g, Protein: 5g, Sodium: 180mg
Indulge in the flavors of the Florida Keys with our Ultimate Key Lime Pie. Every bite is a burst of sunshine, and it’s the ideal dessert to share with loved ones on warm summer days or anytime you need a taste of paradise. So, gather your ingredients, follow our simple instructions, and savor the ultimate key lime experience!