6-ingredient Classic Key Lime Pie

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time:
5 hrs
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
5 hrs 15 mins
 
6-ingredient Classic Key lime pie is made with only six ingredients, including sweetened condensed milk to make a smooth and creamy filling. Baked in a graham cracker crust, each bite is sweet, zesty and delicious!
6-ingredient Classic Key lime pie is made with only six ingredients, including sweetened condensed milk to make a smooth and creamy filling. Baked in a graham cracker crust, each bite is sweet, zesty and delicious!
5 from 3 votes

Ingredients

For the Graham Cracker Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups (127 g or 7 graham crackers) finely ground graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter melted

For the Key Lime Pie:

  • 2 1/2 cups sweetened condensed milk (about two 14 ounce cans)
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup key lime juice¹
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime zest
  • Whipped cream for garnish (optional)

Instructions

To make the Graham Cracker Crust:

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter until well combined. Press mixture into a 9-inch pie plate. Bake at 375° F for 7 minutes. Cool completely.

To make the Key Lime Pie:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine condensed milk, sour cream, lime juice and zest. Mix well and pour into baked graham cracker crust. Tap pie plate gently on the counter to release any air bubbles.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 5 to 8 minutes, until the filling is set and barely jiggles. Do not brown. Chill pie thoroughly (at least 4 hours) before serving. Garnish with lime slices or zest and whipped cream if desired.

Notes

  1. For the best flavor, juice your own key limes or buy a bottle of key lime juice from the store. It is usually located with the regular lime juice and lemon juice. The Nellie & Joe’s key lime juice brand is the one I like.
Recipe from Haley at If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen
*Nutritional information is calculated per serving (per slice). Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy, please consult a nutritionist or medical professional for complete information.

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1slice) — Calories: 551.7, Fat: 22.3g, Saturated Fat: 13.4g, Cholesterol: 57.8mg, Sodium: 188.1mg, Potassium: 81.9mg, Carbohydrates: 80.8g, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: 70.9g, Protein: 9.5g

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: key lime pie

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