The Easiest Key Lime Pie - Perfectly Tart & Sweet
If you haven't made Key Lime Pie before this recipe is for you. It's just the right balance of tart and sweet, has simple ingredients, and is ready in a snap!
- 1 ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs
- 2 tbsp sugar granulated
- 5 tbsp butter melted
- 2 cans sweetened condensed milk 14 oz cans
- ¾ cup lime juice fresh squeezed
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 1 tbsp lime zest finely grated
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 2 tbsp powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
In a medium bowl combine all the pie filling ingredients and whisk thoroughly to completely combine.
Pour into pie crust and bake about 20 minutes. The filling will thicken but will not be fully set until it's cooled.
Whip the heavy cream, sugar, and vanilla until stiff peaks. Can be done by hand or an electric hand mixer or stand mixer speeds things up.
Decorate the top of the pie with whipped cream and garnish with slices of lime and a sprinkle of lime zest. Or slice and plate, then dollop on whipped cream, and garnish with lime slice and sprinkle of zest.
Calories: 573kcalCarbohydrates: 70gProtein: 10gFat: 30gSaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 277mgPotassium: 448mgFiber: 1gSugar: 62gVitamin A: 991IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 325mgIron: 1mg