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Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie is the ultimate summer dessert recipe. Sweet, tart, light and refreshing; don't let Labor Day come and go without making one!
Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

Folks are always astonished when they see just how easy it is to prepare a delicious Key Lime Pie recipe.  Four ingredients and 30 minutes yields you a silky, sweet, tart, slice of heaven.  It's one of my favorite desserts (all year long, if we're being honest), but especially in the summer.  

I know the season is waning and pumpkin spice EVERYTHING is just around the corner, but there's still time to sneak in a few more blissful moments of sunshine and citrus.  Or, if we've officially passed summer and gone headlong into winter or fall - who cares?  Make it anyway, because it tastes damn good.

Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

I delivered this recipe to my next door neighbor after making two pies on our live show (yes, I kept the other one for myself), and she declared it "perfectly tangy"!  Which is exactly how every Key Lime Pie ought to be described.  

Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

Really Simple Key Lime Pie, Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup key lime juice (or as little as 1/2 cup if you prefer less tartness) - you can use regular lime juice in a pinch too!
  • 2 cans sweetened condensed milk (14 ounce cans)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 graham cracker pie crust (9" if you want an overfilled pie like the one pictured, or 11" if you're planning to do a meringue on top)
  • optional garnish: whipped cream

Really Simple Key Lime Pie, Directions: 

  1. Combine key lime juice, sweetened condensed milk and eggs in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until the ingredients are well blended.
  2. Pour into pie crust and bake at 375 degrees for 25 - 30 minutes.
  3. Allow to cool, garnish with whipped cream, & ENJOY!

Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Originally published Jun 26, 2011

1 comment:

  1. Love Key Lime Pie. U have a recipe for Key West Sunset, sorry it's been drank & dreary here in Western NY.


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