Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

This pie is absolutely heavenly!

Ingredients:

Crust:

  • 1 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted

Filling:

  • 2 (14 oz) cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup key lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons lime zest (about 2 limes)

Whipped cream:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a mdium bowl mix together graham cracker crumbs, sugar, salt and butter until combined. Press graham cracker mixture into bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie pan. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove and allow to cook for about 20 minutes.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together sweetened condensed milk, sour cream, key lime juice and lime zest until mixture is smooth. Pour into pie pan.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  5. Place in refrigerator for at least 2-3 hours to chill before serving.
  6. For the whipped cream: Place all ingredients into a bowl. Using a hand mixer, beat until stiff peaks form. Pipe or spread on chilled pie.
  7. Garnish with lime zest and toasted almonds, optional.
  8. Enjoy!!

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