Organic Emily

Key Lime Pie

Creamy Key Lime Pie

Probably my all time favorite pie! Creamy with a tang. And it’s easy to make too!

Recipe

For the Crust

12 graham crackers, crushed

6 tablespoons butter, melted

1/4 cup organic sugar

pinch of sea salt

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix together the crushed crackers, sugar and salt. Pour the melted butter on top and incorporate with a fork until well blended. Press into a 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 10 minutes and cool. Turn oven down to 325 degrees.

For the Filling

1 can sweetened condensed milk

3/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice

4 large egg yolks

Whisk together the 3 ingredients in a medium size bowl. Pour into pie shell. Bake for 15 minutes. Let cool. Chill for up to a day.

For the Topping

1 cup heavy cream

1/4 cup powdered sugar

Whip the cream and sugar in a medium bowl with a hand held mixer until peaks form. Top the pie and serve.

Emily Saddler

Emily is a Master Gardener, wife of a professional landscape contractor, homeschool mom of 7 cute kids, yoga/pilates instructor and very passionate advocate of organic home-grown food! Emily maintains a blog called “The Organic Suburban Farm Girl” where she shares gardening advice, delicious recipes made with fresh, organic ingredients, herbal and natural home care products and her escapades as the keeper of both backyard chickens and honeybees!

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