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Key Lime Pie Recipe

Key lime pie is a classic dessert perfect for summertime gatherings or when you're craving something sweet. This recipe includes everything you need to know to make the perfect key lime pie.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 159 kcal


  • Electric Oven


  • 1 9-inch pie crust unbaked
  • 0.5 cup key lime juice
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp lime zest


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F or 190°C
  • Combine key lime juice, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, and lime zest in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Pour mixture into pie crust.
  • Bake for 35 minutes.
  • If desired, top with whipped cream, lime zest, or a slice of fresh fruit.


Fresh key lime juice is the secret behind the best flavor.

Serving Suggestions

Key lime pie is delicious served as is, or you can top it with
  • Whipped cream
  • A dollop of lime curd, or
  • Sprinkles

Storing Suggestions

Cover the pie tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil to prevent it from drying.
The key lime pie can also be frozen. When ready to eat it, thaw the pie overnight in the refrigerator. 


Calories: 159kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 4gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 63mgPotassium: 184mgFiber: 0.01gSugar: 27gVitamin A: 133IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 141mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword Key Lime Pie
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