Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Totally scrummy pudding with the tartness of the lime and the sweetness of the biscuit. This is easy to make, tastes delicious and looks impressive.

Key Lime Pie

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  • Yield: 8 – 10
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Recipe type: Dessert


  • 300g Hob Nobs
  • 150g melted butter
  • 1 tin condensed milk (400g)
  • 3 egg yolks
  • finely chopped zest and juice of 4 limes
  • 300ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • extra lime zest to decorate


  1. Heat the oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Bash the biscuits to crumbs in a bowl with a rolling pin then add the melted butter and mix until combines. Press into a loose-based tart tin (22cm) and bake in the oven for 10 minutes. Remove and cool.
  2. Put the egg yolks in a large bowl and whisk for a minute with an electric whisk. Add the condensed milk and whisk for 2 minutes before adding the zest and juice and whisking for another 3 minutes. Pour the filling into the cooled base then put back in the oven for 15 minutes. Cool then chill for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  3. Remove the pie from the tin and put on a serving plate. Whip the cream and icing sugar together and spread onto the top of the pie and finish with extra lime zest.

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