Key Lime Pie

Everyone’s favorite classic key lime pie!

Everyone's favorite classic key lime pie!

I haven’t done any baking in a very long time, haven’t posted any homemade baked goods in months, and I think we’ve all been going through serious withdraw. But finally! I made something!

Last Sunday I finally got the chance to make this key lime pie I’ve been craving for a while. Steve loves key lime pie and I always love baking something that someone else will help me eat. It was his Dad’s birthday and we had the family over for dinner. I cooked a nice meal from recipes I’ve learned in school and then finished off with this pie.

This recipe is extremely easy and I’d say near impossible to mess up. I know key lime pie is more of a summery dessert (and I did manage to squeeze it in on the last day of Summer), but maybe a slice of it will make the colder temperatures outside a little less dreary. On another food-related side note, I have finished my second quarter of culinary school!

Everyone's favorite classic key lime pie!

Key Lime Pie

Everyone's favorite classic key lime pie!

Ingredients

  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 14- ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice
  • Zest of 2 limes , about 1 tablespoon
  • Graham cracker or cookie crust
  • Whipped cream for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare crust, but do not bake.
  • In a bowl, mix together the egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk, lime juice, and zest.
  • Pour filling into prepared pie crust.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until the center is set but still jiggles slightly.
  • Refrigerate for several hours before serving to firm up. Serve with whipped cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 185kcal, Carbohydrates: 29g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 90mg, Sodium: 67mg, Potassium: 209mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 27g, Vitamin A: 237IU, Vitamin C: 6mg, Calcium: 152mg, Iron: 1mg

Have you tried this recipe?

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