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Heavenly Key Lime Pie

Heavenly Key Lime Pie
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Leigh Anne Montgomery
Prep time 15 mins
Bake time 15 mins
Cool time 1 hr
Chill time 1 hr
Yield

Makes 6 to 8 servings

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

Ingredients

  • 1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons Key lime zest*
  • 1/2 cup Key lime juice
  • 1 (9-inch) graham cracker piecrust
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • Garnish: fresh Key lime slices*

How to Make It

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

  2. Bake at 350° 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.

  4. *Regular lime zest and slices may be substituted.

  5. Note: We tested with Nellie & Joe's Famous Key West Lime Juice.

Spring Creek Restaurant, Spring Creek, Florida