American Key Lime Pie

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 601kcal


For the base:

  • 250 g digestive biscuits
  • 50 g California Walnuts
  • 150 g butter melted

For the filling:

  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 397 g can condensed milk
  • Zest and juice 4 limes plus extra zest to garnish
  • 100 g California Walnuts chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 170oC, gas mark 3.
  • Place the biscuits and Walnuts in a food processor and blitz to give fine breadcrumbs, stir in the butter and press into the base and sides of a 23cm fluted flan tin. Bake for 10 minutes and allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks until pale and thick, then add the condensed milk, whisk for 2-3 minutes then add the lime zest and juice and whisk for a further 2-3 minutes, stir in ¾ of the Walnuts. Pour into the biscuit base, sprinkle with remaining Walnuts and bake for 20 minutes. Allow to cool before chilling. Serve with lime zest sprinkled on top.


Calories: 601kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Sugar: 32g


Cooks tip
Top with a little whipped cream to serve.
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