Key Lime Pie

Recipe Summary

  • Preparation: Easy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • For the Crust:
  • 1¼ cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 5 Tbsp butter or margarine, melted
  • For the Pie:
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Tbsp Olé Pacifica Key Lime rind, grated
  • ½ cup fresh Olé Pacifica Key Lime juice
  • green food coloring (optional)
  • ½ cup whipping cream

Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. For the crust, place the graham cracker crumbs in a bowl and add the butter. Stir to combine. Press the crumbs evenly over the bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie plate or pan. Bake for 8 minutes. Let cool.
  • Beat the yolks until thick. Beat in the milk, lime rind and juice and coloring, if using. Pour into the pre-baked pie crust and refrigerate until set, about 4 hours.
  • To serve, whip the cream. Pipe a lattice pattern on top, or spoon dollops around the edge.

Source: Simply Desserts, Sweet Sensations for Every Occasion by Rosemary Wilkinson