No other dessert says Florida more than Key lime pie. I love the biscuit base, the smooth, creamy topping, and the tangy flavor from the Key limes. I worked my way through a few slices whilst in Miami--some were too sweet, others too sharp. This recipe strikes the perfect balance. You don't need the small Key limes to make it; regular limes work just as well.
Recipe courtesy of Paul Hollywood
Episode: Miami
Key Lime Pie
Total:
4 hr
(includes setting, cooling and chilling time)
Active:
30 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
4 hr
(includes setting, cooling and chilling time)
Active:
30 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Base:
  • 200 grams (7.1 ounces) digestive biscuits, such as Hobnobs
  • 100 grams (3.5 ounces) butter, melted
Filling:
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 400 grams (14.1 ounces) condensed milk or one 397-gram (14-ounce) can
  • Zest and juice of 4 limes
To serve:
  • 400 milliliters (13.5 ounces) whipped cream
  • Lime zest, for sprinkling

Directions

For the base: Place the biscuits in a food processor and pulse until crushed but not too fine. Tip into a bowl, add the melted butter, and stir to combine.

Press the biscuit mixture into the base of a 20-centimeter (8-inch) pie tin, pushing it up the sides of the tin to create a crust. Place in the fridge to set.

Preheat the oven to 150 degrees centigrade/gas mark 2 (300 degrees F).

For the filling, whisk the egg yolks with the condensed milk in a bowl. Add the lime juice and zest and whisk again. Pour into the prepared base.

Bake until just set, 25 to 30 minutes. The filing will have risen and may have started to color around the edges.

Remove from the oven and leave to cool at room temperature, then chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving.

Cut the pie into wedges and serve with whipped cream and a sprinkling of lime zest

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Joe's Famous Key Lime Pie

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Key Lime Pie

Recipe courtesy of Joe's Stone Crab

Monty's Key Lime Pie

Recipe courtesy of Monty's Sunset

Key Lime Cake

Recipe courtesy of Firefly

Barbie's Florida Key Lime Pie Cupcake

Key Lime Cheesecake

On TV

Pizza Masters

7:30am | 6:30c

Pizza Masters

8:30am | 7:30c

Pizza Masters

9:30am | 8:30c

Extra Virgin

10am | 9c

Extra Virgin

10:30am | 9:30c

Extra Virgin

11am | 10c

Taco Trip

12pm | 11c

Taco Trip

1pm | 12c

Taco Trip

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Carnival Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Carnival Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Carnival Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

8pm | 7c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

8:30pm | 7:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

9:30pm | 8:30c

Man v. Food

10pm | 9c

Man v. Food

10:30pm | 9:30c

Man v. Food

11pm | 10c

Man v. Food

11:30pm | 10:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

12:30am | 11:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

1:30am | 12:30c

Man v. Food

2am | 1c

Man v. Food

2:30am | 1:30c

Man v. Food

3am | 2c

Man v. Food

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here