Heavenly Key Lime Pie Recipe

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This pie is wonderful with fresh or bottled Key lime juice.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
15 mins
Cool Time:
60 mins
Chill Time:
60 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
6 to 8 serves

Ingredients

  • 1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 3 egg yolks

  • 2 teaspoons Key lime zest*

  • ½ cup Key lime juice

  • 1 (9-inch) graham cracker piecrust

  • 1 cup whipping cream

  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar

  • Garnish: fresh Key lime slices*

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Whisk together condensed milk and next 3 ingredients until well blended. Pour mixture into piecrust.

  2. Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes or until pie is set. Cool completely on a wire rack (about 1 hour). Chill 1 hour before serving.

  3. Beat whipping cream at high speed with an electric mixer 2 to 3 minutes or until soft peaks form, gradually adding powdered sugar. Top pie with whipped cream. Garnish, if desired.

    Heavenly Key Lime Pie
    Jennifer Davick; Styling: Leigh Anne Montgomery

*Regular lime zest and slices may be substituted. Chef's Note: We tested with Nellie & Joe's Famous Key West Lime Juice.

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