Easy Key Lime Pie I987 Reviews
- Prep: 20 min
- Cook: 15 min
- Ready In: 35 min
“This is the 1999 American Pie Council 's National Pie Championship's first place winner in the Quick and Easy Category. Garnish each piece with a slice of lime and a dollop of whipped cream or whipped topping if you like.” - by DINNER2
Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch pie
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Combine the egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk and lime juice. Mix well. Pour into unbaked graham cracker shell.
- Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Allow to cool. Top with whipped topping and garnish with lime slices if desired.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 324 cal
- 13.6 g
- 45.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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"This is the best! Being a Floridian, I have had my share of both very good and very bad Key Lime Pie. I did make a few changes to the recipe after reading the reviews. I only used 4 egg yolks, I us..." See moreed 2 cans sweetened condensed milk, and I used 1 cup key lime juice. Hint**If you can not find any key lime juice then just use equal parts lemon and lime juice (best if fresh). These adjustments will make more filling than needed, but the texture and taste is better. I had to increase my baking time by 15 minutes. I prebaked my redi-crust and this came out great. The new #1 key lime pie for my family."
"As other reviewers mentioned, I used 4 egg yolks, 1 cup of lime juice, and 2 cans of sweetened condensed milk. This was just the right amount to fit in the premade pie shell. I then decorated it usi..." See moreng whip cream and a pastry bag and garnished with lime wedges. Let's just say, the family was impressed not only with the taste but also with the appearance. Great pie!!!"
"This was so unbelievably easy to make & produced such a delicious key lime pie! I first made it in August for my mother-in-law's visit & wasn't sure how the recipe was going to turn out. But it came..." See more out wonderfully & my mother-in-law could not stop raving about it! I had to print her a copy of this recipe before she left for the airport, & I have also emailed it to my sister-in-law upon her mom's request that she try this recipe. It has the perfect amount of richness & tartness for us (a small sliver goes a long way). The whipped cream topping was a beautiful touch! I used a Keebler reduced fat graham cracker crust & altered the recipe according to another reviewer's suggestions. I used 4 egg yolks, 2 (14 oz) cans of sweetened condensed milk, & 1 cup of bottled key lime juice. i had to bake for 20-25 minutes instead of just 15 minutes. We found out that it also tastes best when refrigerated for at least several hours. Hope you enjoy this pie as much as my family & I did!"
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