Remove from oven, and transfer to a wire rack until completely cooled. For the filling: Whisk the egg yolks, condensed milk, lime juice and lime zest in a medium bowl until combined. If Key limes aren't available in your grocery store, look for bottled Key lime juice near the other bottled lime juices.
Hey everyone, it is John, welcome to our recipe page. Today, we’re going to make a special dish, key lime pie. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I will make it a little bit tasty. This will be really delicious.
Key Lime Pie is one of the most favored of current trending foods in the world. It is simple, it is fast, it tastes yummy. It’s enjoyed by millions every day. They are fine and they look wonderful. Key Lime Pie is something which I’ve loved my whole life.
To begin with this particular recipe, we have to prepare a few components. You can have key lime pie using 14 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.
The ingredients needed to make Key Lime Pie :
- Get of Graham Cracker Crust*.
- Prepare 2 cups of crushed graham crackers (roughly 12 full crackers).
- Prepare 7 tbsp of melted butter.
- Get 1/4 cup of sugar.
- Get 1/4 tsp of salt.
- Prepare of Pie Filling*.
- Prepare 1 of & 1/2 tbsp key lime zest (save a pinch for garnish).
- Get 3 of egg yolks.
- Prepare 1 (14 oz) of can of sweetened and condensed milk.
- Make ready 3/4 cup of key lime juice (or however much you can get from 1lb).
- Prepare of Whipped Cream*.
- Get 3/4 cup of heavy whipping cream.
- Make ready 1 tbsp of powered sugar.
- Prepare 1/8 tsp of vanilla extract.
Cool the baked crust, and add the Key lime filling. Key lime pie is a great basic recipe to customize to your liking. You can substitute nuts, cookies or even saltines for the traditional graham cracker crumbs. We've got plenty of ideas for crumb crusts to inspire you.
Instructions to make Key Lime Pie :
- Mix together melted butter, crushed graham crackers, sugar and salt.
- Spread your graham cracker mixture evenly into your pie dish to build your crust. Make sure to press down to flatten out the crumbs..
- Bake pie crust for 10 minutes in a 350° oven..
- Next using an electric mixer, blend together your egg yolks and key lime zest until fluffy (be sure to save a few pinches of zest for your garnish at the end!).
- Blend in sweetened and condensed milk until smooth.
- Lastly..mix in your hard earned key lime juice!.
- Pour your mixture over your graham cracker crust and bake for 15 minutes.
- For the whipped cream, add all ingredients into a bowl and mix for several minutes using an electric mixer. Mix until smooth and fluffy!.
- Let your pie chill for at least 2 hours before adding your whipped cream. I like to let it get to room temperature and THEN put it into the fridge until it's nice and cold..
- Add whipped cream and garnish with lime zest! Enjoy!.
Key lime pie ingredients are simple: sweetened condensed milk, lots of lime zest and juice (preferably from key limes), and just enough egg to give it a good set. Pour the filling into a pre-baked graham cracker crust, bake briefly until the pie is set, and let it chill. Top the pie with whipped cream and serve. Stir with a fork first, and then your hands until the mixture is well combined. Add condensed milk, key lime juice and zest.
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