Lime Pie


Lime Pie

Lime Pie is an American dessert made of Key lime juice, egg yolks, and sweetened condensed milk in a pie crust. This dessert is delightfully sweet with certain amount of tartness
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Continental
Servings 4 people


  • 4 nos Egg yolks
  • 400 ml Condensed milk
  • 6 tbsp Fresh lime juice
  • 200 ml Double cream
  • Lime zest to serve, optional
  • 12 nos Digestive biscuits
  • 45 g Caster sugar
  • 135 g Melted unsalted butter


  • For preparing pie crust: 1)Preheat oven to 175 C. Lightly grease a 22cm(across the top) metal or glass pie dish with a little of the melted butter.
  • Blend digestive biscuits, caster sugar and remaining melted butter in a food processor until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Transfer to pie dish and spread over the bottom and up the sides, firmly pressing the mixture down. Bake for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and place dish on a wire rack to cool.
  • For the filling, whisk the egg yolks in a bowl. Gradually whisk in condensed milk until smooth.
  • Mix in lime juice, then pour filling into pie crust and level over with the back of a spoon.
  • Return to the oven for 15 minutes. Then place on a wire rack to cool. Refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.
  • To serve, whip cream until it just holds stiff peaks. Add dollops of cream to the top of the pie and grate over some lime zest, for extra zing.
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