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The Best Southern Key Lime Pie Recipe

The Best Key Lime Pie Recipe

JC Phelps
You don't have to be in Key West to have the Best Key Lime Pie! Try this recipe + enjoy it year-round at home!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Freezing Time 15 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 309 kcal


  • 1 Store-Bought Graham Cracker Crust 9 in
  • 14 oz. Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1/3 c. Key Lime Juice
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Lime Zest
  • Limes for garnish
  • Whipped Cream for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Separate egg yolks from whites; beat yolks until smooth.
  • Combine egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk, key lime juice, and lime zest. Mix well.
  • Pour mixture into graham cracker crust.
  • Bake for 15 minutes; afterwards, place in freezer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Top with whipped cream and sliced limes, if desired.


Sodium: 202mgCalcium: 166mgVitamin C: 5mgVitamin A: 287IUSugar: 31gFiber: 1gPotassium: 258mgCholesterol: 119mgCalories: 309kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 5gFat: 12gProtein: 9gCarbohydrates: 42gIron: 1mg
Keyword key lime pie
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