Key Lime Pie | How to make Key Lime Pie

By Sanjula Thangkhiew  |  7th Jul 2015  |  
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About Key Lime Pie Recipe

Despite the name, you don’t need key limes to make this, regular limes/lemons available at the grocery store are just perfect!Tart, lemony and sweet at the same time, this easy-to-do pie is so hard to resist!!

Key Lime Pie is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Key Lime Pie has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Sanjula Thangkhiew is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Key Lime Pie recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Key Lime Pie is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 90 minutes. This is recipe of Key Lime Pie is perfect to serve 6 people. Key Lime Pie is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Key Lime Pie. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Key Lime Pie by commenting on this page below!

Key Lime Pie

Ingredients to make Key Lime Pie

  • 400g sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 1/2 cup Heavy cream
  • 2 cups Cracker Crumbs
  • 5 egg Yolks
  • 5 tbsp sugar
  • 6 tbsp Unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tbsp Grated Lime Peel (only the outer lemon rind not the bitter white inside)

How to make Key Lime Pie

  1. Heat the oven to 150 degrees C and place a buttered pie rack in the center of oven.
  2. Combine the cracker crumbs, 2 tbsp butter and 3 tbsp sugar in a bowl. Mix well.
  3. Press the crumb mixture into the pie rack until even layer is formed. Bake for 10 mins until lightly browned.
  4. In a separate bowl, using an electric beater beat the remaining butter and sugar until its soft and fluffy.
  5. Add egg yolks, condensed milk, lemon juice, lemon peel and whisk together everything.
  6. Now pour the batter onto the cracker crust. And place in the preheated oven.
  7. Bake the pie in preheated oven for about 1 hour until the top layer of pie becomes golden and fluffy.
  8. Whisk the heavy cream with 2 tbsp sugar until it becomes firm.
  9. On a serving plate, place a slice of lime pie and side it with cream and lemon slice.

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