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Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe for Two

Easy Key Lime Pie serves 2

This easy Key Lime Pie is smooth and creamy with the perfect blend of tart and sweet in a buttery graham cracker crust. This small batch recipe is ready in as little as 1 hour. This dish makes an impressive dessert for two. 

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The Key Lime Pie originated in Key West, Florida back in the 20th century. To learn more check out this article about Key Lime Pie.

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How to make easy Key Lime Pie:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 C).

 

For the Crust:

Spray a 6 inch pie pan with non-stick spray. Click for a 6 inch pie pan.

 

In a medium bowl, melt the butter.

 

Add the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and salt to the melted butter. Stir well to combine.

graham cracker crumbs mixed with butter

 

Spread the crumb crust mixture into the bottom of the small pie pan evenly and up the sides. Press it firmly to compact it together. Set aside.

graham cracker crust pressed into a pie pan

 

For the Filling:

In a medium bowl whisk the egg yolks together.

 

Add the sweetened condensed milk and lime juice to the egg yolks and whisk together until well combined. Click for a whisk.

key lime pie filling whisked in a bowl

 

Pour the filling mixture into the unbaked graham cracker crust.

key lime pie filling poured into graham crust

 

Bake 20 minutes.

 

Cool completely on a wire rack, about 30 minutes. Click for a wire rack.

key lime pie cooling on a rack

 

Chill in the fridge if desired or serve when completely cooled.

 

Top with whipped topping and garnish with lime slices, if desired.

 

Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe for Two

 

 

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Yield: 2 servings

Easy Key Lime Pie

Easy Key Lime Pie
This easy Key Lime Pie is smooth and creamy with the perfect blend of tart and sweet in a buttery graham cracker crust.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

For the Crust:

  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/8 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter

For the Filling:

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup key lime juice (or regular lime juice)
  • Whipped cream for topping (optional)
  • Lime slices for garnish (optional)

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 C).

For the Crust:

  1. Spray a 6 inch pie pan with non-stick spray. Click for a 6 inch pie pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, melt the butter.
  3. Add the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and salt to the melted butter. Stir well to combine.
  4. Spread the crumb crust mixture into the bottom of the small pie pan evenly and up the sides. Press it firmly to compact it together. Set aside.

For the Filling:

  1. In a medium bowl whisk the egg yolks together.
  2. Add the sweetened condensed milk and lime juice to the egg yolks and whisk together until well combined. Click for a whisk.
  3. Pour the filling mixture into the unbaked graham cracker crust.
  4. Bake 20 minutes.
  5. Cool completely on a wire rack, about 30 minutes. Click for a wire rack.
  6. Chill in the fridge if desired or serve when completely cooled.
  7. Top with whipped topping and garnish with lime slices, if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 697 Total Fat: 29g Saturated Fat: 16g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 12g Cholesterol: 256mg Sodium: 381mg Carbohydrates: 101g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 82g Protein: 14g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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