Irresistible Key Lime Pie



Irresistible Key Lime Pie

If you’re in the mood for a tangy and sweet dessert that’s sure to hit the spot, look no further than this mouthwatering Irresistible Key Lime Pie. The combination of zesty key limes and a buttery graham cracker crust will transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply treating yourself, this pie is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons key lime zest
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix the graham cracker crumbs, granulated sugar, and melted butter until well combined.
  3. Press the mixture firmly into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie dish to form the crust.
  4. Bake the crust in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove and allow it to cool.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, key lime juice, and key lime zest until smooth.
  6. Pour the lime mixture into the cooled crust and spread it evenly.
  7. Chill the pie in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or until set.
  8. In a mixing bowl, whip the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
  9. Spread the whipped cream over the pie before serving.
  10. Garnish with additional key lime zest, if desired.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

This Irresistible Key Lime Pie is the perfect blend of tart and sweet flavors, nestled in a crisp graham cracker crust. It’s an easy-to-make dessert that’s a true crowd-pleaser, and the ideal ending to any meal.

Nutritional information (per serving):

  • Calories: 380
  • Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 70mg
  • Sodium: 190mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 35g

Crafted with love and care, this pie will become a cherished favorite in your dessert repertoire. The creamy lime filling paired with the crumbly crust is a match made in dessert heaven. Treat yourself and your loved ones to a slice of this Irresistible Key Lime Pie—you won’t be able to resist its charms!

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