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Key Lime Pie - Make my easy 10 minute recipe for a fresh & delicious dessert!
Easy 10-Minute Key Lime Pie Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

My easy Key Lime Pie recipe brings together a creamy, citrusy filling and rich graham cracker crust for a refreshing and vibrant no-bake dessert..

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 -10
Author: Gemma Stafford
For the graham cracker crust:
For the filling:
  • 1 can (14oz/398g) condensed milk , sweetened
  • 1/3 cup (2 1/2floz/71ml) whipping cream
  • 1 cup (8oz/225g) cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup (4floz/115ml) lime juice (freshly squeezed)
  • zest of 3 limes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream for decorating
  1. Prepare the graham cracker crust by mixing the melted butter with the graham crumbs until you've reached the texture of wet sand.

  2. Transfer the crust mixture into your pie pan and press down using your fingertips. Use a small bowl or cup to push the crumbs up to the side of the tin. This will form an even crust. Once the graham mixture has been pressed into the tin place it in the fridge to set for roughly 30 minutes. Note: If you want to be able to remove your pie from the dish to serve then line your pie tin with 2 layers of cling wrap. This will ensure you can easily remove the pie crust from the tin.

  3. While the crust is setting make the key lime filling: First juice 1/2 cup of fresh limes using the GoodCook Zester/Juicer.

  4. In a large bowl whip the cream cheese, condensed milk, whipping cream, lime juice, lime zest, and vanilla extract. Whip for roughly 4-5 minutes until it firms up. Don't worry if your mix is not really firm as it will set up in the fridge overnight.

  5. Remove the pie crust from the fridge and fill it with the filling mixture. Return to the fridge and allow to set for a minimum of 5 hours but preferably overnight. As there is no setting agent, it needs a long time in the fridge.

  6. Once set, fit a GoodCook piping bag with a nozzle then fill with whipped cream. For this, I suggest using the Sweet Creations Cupcake Decorating Kit (12 Pieces). Decorate your pie with whipped cream and slices of lime and enjoy!

  7. This pie can be kept covered and stored in the fridge for up to 4 days.