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Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Finish any meal with this Perfect, light dessert.
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert


For the Crust

  • 11/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter, melted


  • 1 (14oz) can unsweetened condensed milk
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 6 tbsp fresh or bottled key lime juice


  • ¾ cold whipping cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9-inch pie plate.
  • Stir together graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter in a bowl and mix until well combined.
  • Press mixture into the bottom of the pie pan and up the sides and bake for 10 minutes until golden brown. Place the pie pan on a cooling rack (leave the oven on).
  • Whisk together condensed milk and yolks in a bowl until well combined.
  • Add juice and whisk. Pour mixture into the pie shell and bake for 15 minutes. Cool pie completely on rack (pie will set as it cools).
  • Refrigerate pie covered for at least 8 hours.
  • Whip the cream until you have stiff peaks and spread over the pie and serve.
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ChefD is affectionately known as Kitchener's personal chef.  His recipes have been featured, in books, magazines, on television and across the web.

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