Delicious Key Lime Pie Recipe

Delicious Key Lime Pie Recipe

 The most delicious key lime pie recipe on this side of the hemisphere! Flavor notes to focus on are tart and sweet. This key lime pie is sure to be a party favorite and choice midnight cheat snack. I mean, seriously, just think about it, a graham cracker crust that is filled to the brim with an amazing creamy filling that’ll make it stop after one bite!

To be honest, I’m not the biggest dessert person, let alone pie person, however when it comes to a delicious key lime pie, I’m a sucker. I guarantee this pie will be a holiday favorite. 

Quick confession, I didn’t squeeze a single key lime for this pie, I used Dolce Foglia Key Lime Pie flavor. You can find it on their website, Dolcefoglia.com or on amazon.com.

Now, if you have access to key limes and want to squeeze them, go right ahead! There are many ways to create a delicious finish here - plus, it’s super easy to make. 

Key Lime Pie - Start with the Graham Cracker Crust

The pies always starts with the graham cracker crust and a homemade crust tastes WAY better than the generic store bought one. Simply graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter will do the job. 

Key Lime Pie Filling, What is it?

Time for the best part, the filling. This is where the Dolce Foglia Key Lime Pie flavor added with sour cream, and a couple cans of sweetened condensed milk. Pour all the ingredients into a bowl and just whisk it all together, pour it into your pie shell, bake for 10 minutes and boom - you’ve got yourself a key lime pie that will blow your family and friends away. 

*Key Lime Pie Flavor

*Sour Cream

*Sweetened Condensed Milk

Items Needed to Make this Key Lime Pie

Pie Plate - I made this pie in a 9.5 inch pyrex pie plate. Any size is doable, either way you’ll have little extra crust or just make it extra thick. The filling does not expand when baking so it’s as easy as pouring in as much of it into your crust as you can. 

The truth is, I’m more of an eater when it comes to pies and cakes, not a decorator. Are you the same as me? Sweet, then you’ll appreciate my no-nonsense attitude to the whipped cream topping. 

Cuisine - American

Keyword - Key lime pie, pie

Prep time - 10 minutes

Cook time - 17 minutes

Total time - 27 minutes

Servings - 10 servings

Calories - 517 Cal

Ingredients:

Graham Cracker Crust

*1.5 cups graham cracker crumbs

*1/3 cup granulated sugar

*6 tbsp butter melted

Key Lime Filling

*28 Oz sweetened condensed milk 

*1/2 cup light sour cream

*10 drops of the delicious key lime pie flavor from Dolce Foglia

Whipped Cream Topping

*1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream

*1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar

*1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter in a small bowl. Press the crumb mixture into an 8" - 9.5" pie pan. Bake for 7 minutes. Cool for at least 30 minutes

Key Lime Filling

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Whisk together sweetened condensed milk, sour cream, lime juice, and lime zest in a medium bowl. Pour into prepared graham cracker crust and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Let pie cool slightly before chilling. Chill for at least 3 hours.

Whipped Cream Topping

  • Beat heavy cream and sugar together in a mixer until stiff peaks form. Beat in vanilla. Spread or pipe the whipped cream on top of the cooled pie. Top with additional lime zest if desired.

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