Key Lime Pie
CATEGORIES
Pie 
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 12
  • Servings: 8" pie
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • Graham Cracker Crust
  • 8 graham crackers
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • Key lime filling
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice (about 13 fresh key limes)
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • Whipped Cream Topping
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
DIRECTIONS
  1. For the graham cracker crust
  2. Melt butter in the microwave for about 30 seconds
  3. Place crackers in a plastic bag and crush to a fine powder
  4. Put the crumbs in a pie pan
  5. Add butter
  6. Mix well
  7. With a spoon press into the bottom and sides of pie pan
  8. Key lime filling
  9. Using a whisk mix together the key lime juice, 3 egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk
  10. Pour into pie pan
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for about 12 minutes-until set
  12. Refrigerate after cooled
  13. Add whipped cream topping to cooled pie
  14. Whipped cream topping
  15. Beat heavy cream and sugar together with a hand mixer until stiff peaks form
  16. Beat in vanilla
  17. Spread or pipe the whipped cream on top of the cooled pie
  18. I added a small amount of lime zest to the top of the pie
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I got this recipe from my sister that lives in Florida. Did you know Key Lime Pie is the state pie of Florida? Use fresh key limes for that authentic key lime taste.