Key Lime Pie
Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Time
PREP: 30 mins
COOK: 0 MINS
Difficulty
Quite Easy
serves
Serves: 12

This is our version of the classic American Key Lime Pie, which traditionally uses limes from the Florida Keys and has a crumbly biscuit base. Don’t worry though – you can use any kind of lime for our easy Key Lime Pie recipe! The sweetness of Carnation Condensed Milk balanced with zingy limes is sure to tempt the taste buds.

Key Lime Pie recipe
Gorgeous! I have made this several times and everyone is really amazed when I tell them how easy it is to make!
Jayne

Light digestive biscuits

250g

Baking spread, melted

85g

Finely grated zest and juice of 5 large limes

Carton double cream

300ml

Half fat crème fraîche

85g

*Recipe is based on 70% fat buttery baking spread.

You will also need...

23cm (9in) round, fluted, loose-bottomed tart tin.

Step 1 of 4

Watch our quick recipe video to see how easy it is to make our Key Lime Pie!

Step 2 of 4

Key Lime Pie recipe step 1

Mix the crushed biscuits with the melted baking spread in a bowl and press the crumbs into the base and up the sides of the tin. Chill for ten minutes.

Step 3 of 4

Key Lime Pie recipe step 2

Using a balloon whisk, mix the condensed milk and cream until combined, then add the lime juice and the majority of the zest (it will thicken!). Pour onto your biscuit base and chill for at least 1-2 hours.

This Key Lime Pie recipe can also be made with lemons – replace the five limes with four lemons for a lovely fresh twist. Or, try gingernut biscuits in the base they go beautifully with the tangy lime.

Step 4 of 4

Key Lime Pie recipe step 3

Remove the pie from the tin and place on a serving plate. As the perfect finishing touch to your key lime recipe, decorate with the spoonfuls of crème fraiche and the rest of lime zest and serve.

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Key Lime Pie is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 130.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow amazing I've made this about 4 times now and it never fails,people absolutely love it.
Date published: 2021-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My go to recipe Have made this about 20 times now and every time it never fails to turn out amazing! All our friends now ask for me to bring it round for any get together. Highly recommend. No changes needed.
Date published: 2021-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new go to dessert I have now made this dessert a few times and every time it’s a winner. Was wondering if anyone has tried oranges instead of limes ?
Date published: 2021-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soo yummy! I’ve made this so many times. It’s so light and more-ish. Everyone loves it and it’s so easy to make.
Date published: 2021-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A definite crowd pleaser I have made the Key Lime Pie so many times as it’s one of the most requested desserts I make. It is so easy to make but looks and tasted as though I have sent a long time in creating it. It’s mouth watering and REFRESHING and looks great. I often serve it after a rich meal as it’s a super light palate cleansing pud to follow something like a Christmas Dinner for example. There are always requests for ‘seconds” and usually nothing but crumbs left at the end of the meal.
Date published: 2021-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Luscious Lime Pie This is one of the easiest desserts toymaker and always turn out fabulous. Its my "go to" pudding recipe. Everyone loves it ... :-)
Date published: 2021-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Lovely key lime pie my family love it every time I make it
Date published: 2021-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick , easy , delicious ! Other recipes need more ingredients but this is just carnation and double cream whisked together before the lime is added ! Tasty Delicious So easy to make!
Date published: 2021-05-28
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