How To Make an Authentic Key Lime Pie

Tart and Delicious, This Pie is the Perfect Ending to Any Meal

Key lime pie is one of my favorite desserts, year 'round. This recipe is quick and easy to prepare and turns out perfectly every time!


1 (9”) store-bought graham cracker pie crust
3 egg yolks (discard the whites)
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk (I use Eagle Brand)
½ cup bottled key lime juice (such as Nellie & Joe’s or Florribbean)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk egg yolks lightly.
  3. Add condensed milk and lime juice. Blend until very smooth, using a hand mixer if needed.
  4. Pour filling into pie shell.
  5. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.
  6. Allow finished pie to stand on a cooling rack for 10 minutes before refrigerating. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
  7. Garnish with whipped cream, if desired.


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