You’ll Be Asked For This Key Lime Pie Recipe A LOT

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Stop everything and focus! We’re about to reveal the most sensational Key Lime Pie recipe that’ll have everyone begging for more. This dish is not just a dessert, it’s an experience! 🥧✨

Envision yourself, perched on the coast, a sultry breeze from the sea brushing your hair, the taste of this iconic pie bursting in your mouth, a symphony of sweet, tangy, and creamy all at once.

You might be thinking, “Can I really recreate this culinary masterpiece at home?” The answer is a resounding, “Yes, yes, yes!” 💪

Let’s dive into the magic, folks!

First things first: key limes. These precious pearls of citrus are the stars of our show. Smaller and seedier than their standard counterparts, key limes pack an intoxicating punch of flavor that makes our pie a knock-out. 😋

Now, on to our secret weapon. An ingredient so simple, yet so transformative, it will rocket your key lime pie into another stratosphere of deliciousness. That’s right, we’re talking about sweetened condensed milk. This golden elixir will give your pie a velvety, decadent consistency that’s as dreamy as a Florida sunset. 🌅

We guarantee, from the first bite, you’ll hear a symphony of praises, a chorus of “mmms” and “aahs”, and the question you’ve been waiting for: “Can I get the recipe?” Oh yes, prepare to be the star of every gathering! ⭐

But wait, there’s more! As if this weren’t enough to seal the deal, our pie has another trick up its sleeve. A crunchy, buttery graham cracker crust. This crisp foundation brings a delightful contrast to our creamy filling.

Before we share the coveted recipe, let’s talk tips. The secret to our pie’s wow factor is in the details. Fresh key lime juice, a gentle hand when combining the filling, a pre-baked crust for the perfect crunch, and a generous dollop of whipped cream on top. 🍈🥄🍦

Key Lime Pie

Course: DessertCuisine: American


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A sensational Key Lime Pie recipe that promises to wow your guests every time.


  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 1/2 cup fresh key lime juice

  • 2 large egg yolks

  • Whipped cream, for topping


  • Combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter.
  • Press the mixture into a 9-inch pie dish. Prebake the crust for 10 minutes at 350°F (175°C). Let cool.
  • Whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, key lime juice, and egg yolks until smooth.
  • Pour the filling into the cooled crust. Bake for 15 minutes at 350°F (175°C).
  • Let the pie cool completely, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or until set.
  • Top with whipped cream before serving.


  • You can substitute bottled key lime juice if fresh isn’t available, but the flavor may be slightly different.
  • This pie can be made up to 1 day in advance.
  • Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days.

There you have it, the irresistible Key Lime Pie that is a full-on flavor riot in your mouth! 😋 Armed with this recipe, you’re all set to dazzle your guests, or maybe just a quiet night at home. Because who says you need a crowd to make pie? Remember, every day is a good day for a pie. Go ahead, bake yourself happy! 🥧💕

Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Hey there! I'm Jamie Anderson. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, I've always had this crazy love for food and the stories behind it. I like to share everything from those "Aha!" cooking moments to deeper dives into what's really happening in the food world. Whether you're here for a trip down culinary memory lane, some kitchen hacks, or just curious about your favorite eateries, I hope you find something delightful!

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