Key lime pie is a dessert of American origin made with lime juice, egg yolks, and condensed milk in a pie crust. The traditional conch version uses egg whites to make a meringue filling.

Learn how to make your Key Lime Pie with this simple and easy recipe!

Key Lime Pie

Recipe by caion


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For your Key Lime Pie to be perfect, use the ingredients from the list below and follow the step-by-step preparation method.


  • Crust
  • 7 oz (200g) digestive biscuits or graham crackers

  • 2 tbsp (30g) sugar

  • 5 tbsp (70g) butter, melted

  • Filling
  • 4 egg yolks

  • 1 can (14 oz -397g) sweetened condensed milk

  • 1/2 cup (120ml) lime juice

  • 1 tbsp lime zest

  • Topping
  • 1 cup (240g) whipping cream

  • 1 tbsp (10g) powdered sugar


  • Crust
  • In a mixer, add 7 oz (200g) digestive biscuits or graham crackers;
  • Process until crumbs form;crumbs
  • Transfer to a bowl;
  • Add 2 tbsp (30g)sugar;
  • Add 5 tbsp (70g) butter, melted;
  • Stir;
  • Transfer to a 8-9 inch (20-23 cm) pie pan;
  • Press at the bottom and edges;press
  • Bake at 350F (180C) for 8-10 minutes;
  • Let it cool;
  • Filling
  • In a bowl, add 4 egg yolks;
  • Add 1 tbsp lime zest;
  • Whisk until creamy and light yellow colored;whisk
  • Add 1 can (14 oz -397g) sweetened condensed milk;
  • Whisk;
  • Add ½ cup (120ml) lime juice;
  • Whisk;
  • Fill the pie;filled pie
  • Bake at 350F (180C) for 15 minutes;
  • Cool completely at room temperature and refrigerate for a couple of hours or overnight;
  • Topping
  • In a mixer, add 1 cup (240g) whipping cream, chilled;
  • Whip until soft peaks form;Whip
  • Add 1 tbsp (10g) powdered sugar;
  • Whip until stiff peaks form;
  • Cover the pie;
  • Add Lime zest;
  • Your Key Lime Pie is ready!Key Lime Pie

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