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Frozen Key Lime Pie

Silky smooth frozen key lime pie is full of tangy sweetness of regular key lime pie in a delicious frozen pie. Very easy to make and perfect for hot summer days.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Freezing Time (minimum) 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 12 to 14 slices
Calories 122kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1.5 cups graham cracker crumbs regular or gluten-free
  • 6 Tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar

Filling

  • 2 14-ounce cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 12-ounce can evaporated milk
  • 1 cup key lime juice regular lime juice can be substituted or use a combination of the two lime juice types

Optional garnish ideas

  • lime zest, mint leaves, lime slices, berries, whipped cream

Instructions

Crust

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9-inch springform pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and the sugar in a large mixing bowl. Mix to fully combine.. Gently
  • Add the crumb mixture into the prepared pan. Press into a crust using clean fingers or the back of a spoon. Bake for 10 minutes and remove from oven.

Filling

  • The filling can be made in a blender or whisked by hand. Combine the sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and lemon juice. Blend or whisk to fully combine.
  • Pour into the springform pan and place in the freezer until fully frozen, preferably overnight.
  • Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before slicing. Use a large sharp kitchen knife for slicing.
    TIP: dip the blade in hot water before slicing the pie for easier slicing.
  • Garnish with whipping cream, lime slices, or mint leaves.

Video

Notes

Cutting the pie
The pie has a thick filling so remove from the freezer 15 minutes before slicing.
Use a large, sharp kitchen knife. Dip the blade in hot water. The heat will help cut through the thick pie.
How to store
Store in a freezer-safe airtight container or wrapped in plastic wrap followed by foil. 

Nutrition

Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 186IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg