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Easy Key Lime Pie - Perfect treat for spring and summer. Cool, creamy, refreshing, not too tart and not too sweet!
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Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

Easy Key Lime Pie - A perfect treat for spring and summer. Cool, creamy, refreshing, not too tart and not too sweet!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: key lime, pie, Vegetarian
Servings: 8
Calories: 514kcal
Author: DSTR

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Pie

  • 2- 14 oz. cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup fresh key lime juice (about 15-20 key limes)
  • zest from 2 key limes

Whipped Cream Topping

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

Crust

  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • In a small bowl combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter. Mix until combined. Press crumbs into bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie pan. Bake the crust for 8-10 minutes at 350F degrees.

Pie

  • In a large bowl stir together the sweetened condensed milk, sour cream, key lime juice, and key lime zest until smooth. 
  • Pour into prepared crust and bake for 15 minutes, until tiny bubbles start to form on the surface.
  • Place pie on a wire rack to cool. Once cool chill for at least 3 hours.

Whipped Cream Topping

  • Beat the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Pipe or spread the whipped cream on top of chilled pie as desired. Garnish with additional key lime zest.

Nutrition

Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 274mg | Potassium: 307mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 950IU | Vitamin C: 8.6mg | Calcium: 214mg | Iron: 0.8mg