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Delicious Key Lime Pie


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 3:20 h

Ideal for when having friends over for tea.


  • 300 grams digestive biscuits
  • 150 grams butter
  • 400g tin condensed milk
  • 3 medium egg yolks
  • finely grated zest and juice of 4 limes
  • 300 ml cream
  • 1 tablespoon(s) icing sugar
  • extra lime zest, to decorate


Step 1

Heat the oven to 140ºC. Whizz the biscuits to crumbs in a food processor. Mix with the melted butter and press into the base and up the sides of a 22cm loose-based tart tin. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes. Remove and cool.

Step 2

Put the egg yolks in a large bowl and whisk for a minute with electric beaters. Add the condensed milk and whisk for three minutes then add the zest and juice and whisk again for 3 minutes. Pour the filling into the cooled base then put back in the oven for 15 minutes. Cool then chill for at least 3 hours

Step 3

Carefully remove the pie from the tin and put on a serving plate. Softly whip together the cream and icing sugar. Dollop or pipe the cream onto the top of the pie and finish with extra lime zest

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