Tangy, zesty and creamy, this classic Key Lime Pie recipe is perfect for parties.

  • Serves: 8 people
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Irish
    • Vegetarian

    Key Lime Pie

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    1 x 397g tin condensed milk

    1 x 300ml carton double cream

    1 x 300g pack ginger biscuits

    5 x limes

    100g unsalted butter


    Preheat the oven to 180c/350f/gas 4

    Break up the biscuits and then put into a food processor and blitz to fine crumbs

    Melt the butter and mix with the ginger biscuit crumbs

    Line the base of the tin with the crumb mixture – and press down with the back of a spoon

    Bake in the oven for 15 mins – then allow to cool

    Finely zest the limes

    Cut the limes in half and juice (putting them whole in a microwave for a min before juicing them – makes them yield more juice)

    Put the lime juice, zest and double cream together in a large bowl and whip till thick, then add the condensed milk and whisk again till thick

    Spoon this over the cooled baked crust and smooth the top

    Refrigerate for 3 hours before slicing