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Key Lime Cream Pie

"Flavorful pie named after key limes, found in the Florida Keys. Garnish each slice with whipped cream if you like."
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Ingredients

servings 269 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 pie)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine eggs, condensed milk, lime juice, and lime rind. Beat on medium speed with electric mixer for about 1 minute or until mixture is thoroughly blended. Pour into baked pastry shell.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, until center is set. Cool on a rack for 15 minutes, then chill at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream if desired. Immediately refrigerate any leftovers. Do not store for longer than 3 days.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 269 calories; 11.3 g fat; 36 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 86 mg cholesterol; 191 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is the same recipe that Cook's Illustrated uses. For those of you finding it "grainy", MAKE SURE to blend the lime juice with the condensed milk very well BEFORE you add the eggs. Adding ...

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In my honest opinion - the recipe deserves 5 stars for it's simplicty and the the fact that it can be made so quickly... but for taste and texture it's an average 3 star rating. It's just the r...

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This is the same recipe that Cook's Illustrated uses. For those of you finding it "grainy", MAKE SURE to blend the lime juice with the condensed milk very well BEFORE you add the eggs. Adding ...

In my honest opinion - the recipe deserves 5 stars for it's simplicty and the the fact that it can be made so quickly... but for taste and texture it's an average 3 star rating. It's just the r...

I made this pie with my oldest son. We made a homemade graham cracker crust, other than that we made no other changes. This turned out pretty good but I think that I like key lime pies made with...

Having tried Key Lime Pie for the first time in Florida recently, I guess you could say I am hooked. I thought I would try to make it for Easter dessert for a change of pace. I am glad I did. ...

I had great hopes for this recipe after reading the reviews and seeing how simple it was to prepare. Alas, the texture was not to our liking. It kind of reminded me of a grainy cheesecake. I'...

This is the "standard" key lime pie recipe from the back of the juice bottle. It is easy and excellent and I've made it many, many times! Last night, I went to the store and bought my pie crust,...

Delicious! I made this last weekend while my sister-in-law visited. She said that it was a very good key lime pie (I had never had it before). The texture was good--I did use my new microplan...

A most refreshing dessert. My daughter first made this with regular lime juice, the next time we used key lime juice, either way, it is great. A wonderful summer dessert recipe. Thanks!

There are so many key lime recipes on the site and I am glad I decided on this one...the consistency was perfect...this was a big hit with my key lime loving friends.