Ultimate Key Lime Pie


Ultimate Key Lime Pie

Ultimate Key Lime Pie

If you’re a fan of zesty, refreshing desserts, you’re in for a treat with our Ultimate Key Lime Pie. This classic dessert is a delightful combination of tangy key lime flavor and a perfectly sweet graham cracker crust. It’s the ultimate indulgence for lime lovers.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon grated key lime zest
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed key lime juice
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar. Press this mixture firmly into the bottom of a 9-inch pie dish to form the crust.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk, key lime zest, and key lime juice until well combined.
  4. Pour the lime mixture into the prepared crust.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes until the edges are set but the center is still slightly jiggly.
  6. Let the pie cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until completely chilled.
  7. Before serving, whip the heavy cream with powdered sugar and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form. Spread it over the chilled pie.
  8. Garnish with additional key lime zest or lime slices if desired.
  9. Slice and serve this heavenly dessert.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Our Ultimate Key Lime Pie is a tropical delight that’s both sweet and tangy. The creamy filling and buttery graham cracker crust make for the perfect balance of flavors and textures. Whether it’s a special occasion or just a craving for something refreshing, this pie is sure to please.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 390, Fat: 24g, Carbohydrates: 39g, Protein: 5g, Sodium: 180mg

Indulge in the flavors of the Florida Keys with our Ultimate Key Lime Pie. Every bite is a burst of sunshine, and it’s the ideal dessert to share with loved ones on warm summer days or anytime you need a taste of paradise. So, gather your ingredients, follow our simple instructions, and savor the ultimate key lime experience!

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