Valencia Orange Sunset Pie

I thought this up last week while feeding the baby in the middle of the night and had to try it out. It's an original recipe inspired by Key lime pie. Instead of Key lime it has Valencia orange and the crust is made with Nilla wafers instead of graham crackers. It turned out very well. Next time I'll remember the whipped cream.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 20 mins
1 9-inch pie



  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Orange Filling:

  • 5 large egg yolks, beaten

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • ½ cup frozen pulp-free orange juice concentrate, thawed

  • 1 medium Valencia orange, zested and juiced


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Stir wafers, butter, and sugar in a bowl until well combined. Press crust mixture evenly in the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch glass pie plate.

  3. Bake in the center of the preheated oven until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool. Leave the oven on.

  4. Beat egg yolks in a large bowl with a hand mixer. Add condensed milk; mix until well combined. Mix in orange juice concentrate until well combined and slightly thickened. Mix in orange zest and juice. Pour filling into the cooled crust.

  5. Bake until filling is firm to the touch and only slightly jiggly in the center, about 13 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely on a wire rack, about 30 minutes; filling will set as it cools.

  6. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

514 Calories
23g Fat
71g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 514
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 164mg 55%
Sodium 206mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 71g 26%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 37g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 33mg 166%
Calcium 178mg 14%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 390mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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