Key Lime Pie

1
Dallys Dobson

By
@Dallys

A delicious citric meringue and a key lime pie, quick and easy.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 6
    egg yolks
  • 2(14on) can(s)
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 c
    key lime juice
  • 1(9 inch))
    graham cracker pie crust
  • 5
    egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 3/4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tsp
    key lime juice (for meringue)

How to Make Key Lime Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk until well blended. Gradually whisk in the key lime juice. Pour into the graham cracker crust.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the center is set when the pie is gently shaken. Set aside. Reduce the oven temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  4. In a large clean bowl, whip egg whites, key lime juice, with the cream of tartar until soft peaks form. Gradually sift in the confectioners' sugar, while continuing to whip to stiff peaks. Spoon on top of the slightly cooled pie, sealing the meringue to the edges of the crust.
  5. Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until the meringue is lightly toasted. Cool to room temperature before refrigerating. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Key Lime Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Leave a Comment

How to Make Fry Sauce

How to Make Fry Sauce


Fry sauce has been around since the 1940s. It’s been a popular condiment in the western United States for a long time but in recent years it’s becoming popular across the country. So what is fry sauce and what is all the commotion about? This simple sauce, that’s a mix of mayo and ketchup, finds […]

17 Refreshing Recipes with Mint

17 Refreshing Recipes with Mint


Have an abundance of mint in your garden? These mint-tastic recipes are the answer! Bursting with fresh mint leaves, these refreshing summer dinner recipes are sure to be a hit. From grilled goodies to fresh salads to yummy vegetarian options, mint works with them all! Not only are they easy to make on a hot […]

19 Recipes to Use Up Ripe Strawberries

19 Recipes to Use Up Ripe Strawberries


How many times have you seen a pint of juicy strawberries, bought them because you just had to have them and not get around to eating them? You’re not alone. It’s happened to us more times than we can count. Don’t toss them though! Here are 19 ways you can use ripe strawberries and they’re […]