This delicious Key Lime Pie Recipe is so silky in texture, tangy, and sweet. If you can’t get ahold of key limes then try substituting with a mixture of fresh lemon and lime juice (half lemon, half lime). It’s the perfect summer pie to brighten your day!
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:20 minutes
Total Time:3 hours 30 minutes
9” graham cracker pie crust
4 egg yolks
1 egg white, lightly beaten
3/4 cup key lime juice
1 1/2 tsp grated lime peel
1 (14oz) can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup sour cream
Whipped Cream (optional)
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
Brush the graham cracker pie crust with the lightly beaten egg white, then bake for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside.
Reduce oven to 350 degrees F.
Meanwhile combine the egg yolks, key lime juice, lime peel, sweetened condensed milk, and sour cream in a medium bowl. Whisk until smooth. Pour into the prepared crust.
Bake for 15 minutes, then remove from oven and let cool to room temp.
Chill in fridge for at least three hours, then serve with whipped cream if desired. Enjoy!