Authentic Key Lime Pie Recipe
The birthplace of the key lime pie was in Key West in the early 1800s, the horticulturist in the conch republic key west discovered this sweet-savory fruit. The key lime pie is the best treat for all the dessert lovers in the summer, so don’t forget to try out the best key lime pie in the key west.
Key lime pie is made up of cracker crust, egg yolks, condensed milk, and the key lime pie juice, many people like it in the raw version, and people prefer it in cooked form. Key lime pie is a bit different from the regular lime, more aromatic and larger than the Indian limes. The iconic key lime pie is yellow with more seeds and juice.
If you don’t want to get the key lime pie from a restaurant and want to test your cooking skills then below is the recipe for you to make the bakery-like key lime pie at home.
The authentic key lime pie recipe
For making the key lime pie at home you have to follow the below steps
Prepare the crust
You can get the cracker crust recipe from the healthy mini key lime pie, or else you can use the graham cracker crust and mix it with brown sugar and use the melted butter. Combine it all in the bowl and stir it with a spoon.
Mix it with your fingers and then make a layer of graham cracker crust at the bottom and press it firmly all over the pan, better to make the layer around the pan’s wall and then do the bottom.
Now, put this pan in the preheated oven and bake for almost 10-12 minutes to attain the brownish crust, and then let it cool for a while.
Make the filling
Grate the lime zest and squeeze the key lime juice, and then mix it with sweet condensed milk, lime zest, and yogurt. Whisk until it mixes well and then pour out all the filling into the cooled brownish crust and now put it in the oven for 15 minutes to bake well.
Cool the pan for 20-30 minutes and place it into the refrigerator for better chill.
Make the topping
Take the heavy cream and use a beater or electric mixer to blend it well for getting the soft form of cream. Now add the ground sugar and beat it well. Now, top the pan with the chilled whipped cream, and lime slices, and garnish with lime zest.
You can also make a healthy key lime pie with many other ingredients that will not only be tasty but is healthy in many ways. You can order the key lime pie in Florida and key west, or else you can make it on your own.