Islamorada Key Lime Pie

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 6,Yield: 1pie
  • About This Recipe

    “Key lime pie in standard pie crust.”


  • 1cupcondensed milk
  • 6eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cupkey lime juice
  • 1tablespooncream of tartar
  • 1cupsugar
  • 1 (10inch) pie crusts or 2 (8inch)pie crusts
  • Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Whip together condensed milk and separated egg yolks until light and creamy at medium speed, about 8 minutes.
  • Add 1/2 cup lime juice.
  • Let rotate at low speed for about 1 second.
  • Fold a few times with a rubber spatula.
  • Pour into baked pie shell.
  • Let stand.
  • Beat separated egg whites with cream of tartar for a full five minutes.
  • Add sugar.
  • Beat another full five minutes.
  • Spread on top of pie.
  • Brown in oven.
  • Reviews

  • “I just made this last night and enjoyed it every much, I did follow the advice of chia to cook at 300 for 40 minutes too because of the eggs, but it was perfect, thanks so much”

  • “this was very good and the meringue turned out perfectly. the only change was that i baked it for 40 minutes at 300, i wanted to make sure that all those eggs wwere cooked. first time i’ve made really good thick meringue in ages, i used my kitchenaid to mix it.”