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Easy Key Lime Pie

Easy Key Lime Pie

 

 

Key Lime Pie

 

Growing up in Florida, one of their most famous pies in that state was Key Lime Pie because it was originated in Key West. And of course I was definitely a big fan. Key Lime Pie has the perfect graham cracker crust with a sweet and tart filling then topped with whipped cream to balance out the flavors.

 

 

 

Did I tell you this is one of my favorite pies?? So of course I had to learn how to make it myself after leaving Florida. But still get a slice every time I visit!

 

 

Ingredients for Easy Key Lime Pie

 

 

 

 

  • 9″ Graham Cracker Pie Crust
  • Condensed Milk
  • Sour Cream – For a lower fat version, greek yogurt works well as a substitute.
  • Lime Juice – Fresh Key Lime juice is best.
  • Lime Zest
  • Whipped Cream – to decorate & garnish with lime slices.

 

That’s it! Did I mention how quick & easy this is? Well it is very easy!

 

How To Prepare Easy Key Lime Pie

 

 

 

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Place pie crust in the oven for about 5-7 minutes and remove.
  3. Measure out your ingredients and set aside.
  4. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well with a spatula.
  5. Pour mixture into pie shell and place in oven for 8-10 minutes.
  6. Remove and cool. When at room temperature, place in fridge.
  7. Decorate with whipped cream & lime slices if desired, which I recommend. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Key Lime Pie

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Author Dianne

Ingredients

  • 1 9" Graham Cracker Crust
  • 2-1/2 cup Condensed Milk
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream or Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp. Lime Juice
  • 2 tsp. Lime Zest

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Place pie crust in oven to bake for about 5-7 minutes, then remove to cool

  3. Place all other ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir to fully combine

  4. Pour mixture into pie crust, place in oven to bake for 8-10 minutes. (Do not brown). Remove and let cool. When at room temperature, place in fridge.

  5. Top with whipped cream to decorate and lime slices to garnish and serve.

Recipe Notes

I make my own homemade whipped cream from scratch, but store bought will work too.

 

 

 

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