Mom's Key Lime Pie

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Jaymee

From my Mom's splattered old recipe card. It does not get any more authentic than this. A native of FL and a 54 year resident..she knows her pies. (NO green food coloring please :))

Top Review by Dawn399

I made this for dessert to go with BBQ. It was done in a flash and delicious. I baked it for just @ 10 minutes; anymore and it would have browned too much. I live in Florida, so I've had my share of Key Lime Pie, and this is a good one! Don't worry no green food coloring needed ;)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat egg yolks with mixer until light in color.
  2. Slowly add condensed milk mixing well.
  3. Stir while adding lime juice.
  4. Pour into prepared pie shell.
  5. Set aside and prepare meringue.
  6. For meringue, beat egg whites until stiff.
  7. Add sugar and vanilla just at the last minute.
  8. Top pie with meringue.
  9. Brown in 325 degree preheated oven just until peaks brown and the rest is golden in color.
  10. (This will happen fairly quickly so watch closely.) Serve cool.

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