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Key Lime Pie Recipe

 


Key Lime Pie

Prep Time ~ 40 Mins Cooking Time ~ N/A
Approx Cost ~ £3.80 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ No Serves ~ 8

Tips ~ Don't worry too much if this filling does not seem very thick when you pour it into the biscuit base, after 3 hours it will be softly set.

Ingredients

50g butter, plus extra for greasing

225g Digestive biscuits

5 fresh limes, (take the zest from 2 limes)

4 large egg yolks

1 x 397g can condensed milk

 

Method

  • Brush the base and sides of a 18 - 20cm flan tin with a little melted butter and base line with baking paper
  • Melt the butter in a pan over a low heat.
  • Crush the biscuits into fine crumbs and stir into the melted butter.
  • Press this mixture over the base and sides of the flan tin. Place in the fridge for 15 minutes until set.
  • Squeeze the juice from four of the limes. Cut the remaining lime into slices for decoration.
  • Beat the egg yolks until frothy, slowly add the condensed milk and continue beating until incorporated.
  • Fold in the lime juice and the zest; pour the mixture into the flan case. Refrigerate for 3 hours until set.
  • Decorate with the reserved lime slices and serve.