Key Lime Pie Recipe

By Home Cooking Adventure

 

Ingredients

Makes about 8-10 servings
Crust
7 oz (200g) digestive biscuits or graham crackers
2 tbsp (30g) sugar
5 tbsp (70g) butter, melted
Filling
4 egg yolks
1 can (14 oz -397g) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup (120ml) lime juice
1 tbsp lime zest
Topping
1 cup (240g) whipping cream
1 tbsp (10g) powdered sugar

1. Prepare the crust. Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Place the biscuits/graham crackers into the bowl of a food processor. Blend until crumbs form. Transfer the crumbs into a bowl, stir in sugar and melted butter.

2. Press the mixture onto the bottom and sides of a 8-9 inch (20-23cm) pie pan.

3. Bake for 8-10 minutes and let to cool on a rack for about 15 minutes.

4. Prepare the filling. In a large bowl whisk egg yolks with lime zest until creamy and light yellow colored. Stir in condensed milk and lime juice until well combined.

5. Pour the mixture over the cooled crust and bake for 15 minutes.

6. Let pie cool completely at room temperature and then refrigerate for several hours or better overnight.

7. Before serving whip the cream until soft peaks form. Incorporate powder sugar and whip until stiff peaks form.

8. Place the whipped cream into a piping bag fitted with 1M (½ inch-1cm) star tip and decorate the pie. Sprinkle some lime zest on top if desired.

9. Keep leftover pie refrigerated.

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