Preparation time: 30 mins
Cooking time: 45-60 mins
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
1.5 C Graham Cracker Crumbs
3 T Unsalted Butter, melted
(or one prepackaged graham cracker crust)
2 Key Limes, zested completely
3 Egg Yolks
2 Cans Sweetened Condensed Milk
3/4 C + 2 t Fresh Lime Juice
1.5 C Sour Cream
1/4 C Sugar
1/2 t Vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Base: In a bowl combine melted butter with graham cracker crumbs. Mix well. Press into the bottom and sides of a 10" pie dish. Bake 15-20 mins. Allow to cool 10 mins.
Filling: Zest the washed limes into a bowl. Remove zest, mince into very small bits & return to bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Pour into the pie pan. Bake at 300 for 15 mins. Remove from oven & allow to cool completely.
Topping: Reduce oven temperature to 200. Combine ingredients. Pour over cooled filling in a swirl. Gently spread out evenly over pie. Bake for 15-20 mins. Remove from oven. Cool completely and refrigerate.