Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Episode: It's So Miami
Joe's Famous Key Lime Pie
Total:
3 hr 5 min
(includes chilling times)
Active:
30 min
Yield:
1 pie; 10 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
3 hr 5 min
(includes chilling times)
Active:
30 min
Yield:
1 pie; 10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Two 14-ounce cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 5 egg yolks 
  • 1 cup fresh key lime (or lime) juice 
  • Zest of 1/2 key lime (or lime)
  • 10 graham crackers, crushed 
  • 1/4 cup sugar 
  • 5 tablespoons melted unsalted butter 
  • Whipped cream, for serving, optional 

Directions

Special equipment: 12-inch pie pan

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Mix the milk, yolks, lime juice and zest for filling. Mix the crackers, sugar and butter for crust. Form the crust in the pie pan and bake for 8 minutes at 375 degrees F. Remove and cool. 

Pour the filling in the crust and bake another 8 minutes. Remove and cool. Once cool, place in the freezer at least 1 hour or until ready to use. When ready to serve, remove from the freezer and let thaw for 15 minutes. Top with whipped cream if desired. Enjoy.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

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