Sour Cream-Lime Pie

Sour Cream-lime Pie Recipe

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Lynette !


I love lemon and lime pies, especially in the hot months! Where I live, that is 9 to 10 out of 12 months!! Four hours of the prep time is just chilling work!

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4 Hr 25 Min
20 Min


1 1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c
1/4 c
plus 2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 c
3 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
lime zest
1 c
whipping cream
1/3 c
fresh lime juice
1/74 c
8 oz
sour cream
1 c
whipping cream
1/4 c
3/4 c
sour cream
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract


1Combine crumbs, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter; stir well. Firmly press crumb mixture evenly in the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven. Let cool.
2Combine 1 cup sugar, cornstarch, and lime rind in a medium saucepan. gradually add 1 cup whipping cream, stirring until smooth. Add lime juice and 1/4 cup butter; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the butter melts and the mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Remove from heat; let cool. Add sour cream, stirring well. Pour the lime mixture into the prepared crust.
3Beat 1 cup whipping cream at high speed of an electric mixer until foamy; gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Fold in 3/4 cup sour cream and vanilla. Spread the whipped cream mixture over the filling. Chill at least 4 hours.

About Sour Cream-Lime Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtag: #Lime Pie