How To: Make a homemade key lime pie

Make a homemade key lime pie

Craving key lime pie? Make one at home! Who knew those tiny little limes could make a pie with so much flavor? Your friends will love this easy to make, tart treat. Learn how to make a homemade key lime pie with help from this instructional video.

What you will need:
• 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
• 1/2 cup granulated sugar
• 4 tablespoons melted butter
• 1 cup key lime juice
• 2 eggs
• 2 14-ounce cans condensed milk
• 1 cup sour cream
• 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
• 1 tablespoon lime zest
• A 9-inch pie pan
• A cooling rack

Step 1: Preheat oven
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Then, in the mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter.


Step 2: Press mixture
Press the mixture into a 9-inch pie pan and bake for 20 minutes, until it's lightly browned.


Step 3: Remove from oven
Remove the crust from the oven and transfer it to a cooling rack until the crust reaches room temperature. Lower the oven to 325 degrees.


Step 4: Combine ingredients
Combine the lime juice, eggs, and condensed milk in another mixing bowl and gently whisk until it's well blended.


Step 5: Pour mixture
Pour the mixture into the cooled pie shell and place the pie in the oven. Bake for 15 minutes.


Step 6: Put in fridge
Remove the pie from the oven and let it cool. Put the pie in the refrigerator for 2 hours.


Step 7: Combine
Combine the sour cream and powdered sugar in a small bowl. Once the pie is chilled, use a spatula to spread the sour cream mixture on top of the pie.


Step 8: Sprinkle zest
Sprinkle the lime zest on top of the pie and serve.

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