Top Rated Key Lime Pie Recipes

Bill and Robin, owners of the Key Lime Pie Factory & The Coconut Factory, collectively know everything about Key lime, Key lime pie, Key West, Fla., and basically the universe. If you don’t believe us, you should ask for a history of the Key lime pie next time you stop in for a treat! Bill uses only Borden’s sweetened condensed milk in his pies, sticking to the original recipe, which he says gives the pie it’s incredibly creamy texture.
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Limes are a wonderful source of vitamins C and E, and are known for keeping scurvy at bay for pirates long ago. Limes also charge your immune system, reduce inflammation, and aid in digestion, all of which are weigh-in on your energy levels. Avocados have high concentrations of many B vitamins, as well as beta-carotene, magnesium, and vitamins E and K. These nutrients support and sustain your body as a whole, as well as your energy and metabolic functioning. Avocados are also rich in healthy fats, protein, and fiber, all of which are essential for keeping your energy levels even and sustained.
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Key Lime Pie Ice Cream
Don’t forget to sprinkle your ice cream with cookie crumbs to imitate the crispy pie crust.This recipe is courtesy of Café Johnsonia.
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Key Lime Pie
With its delicious citrus bite, sweet cream tipping and irresistibly crumbly ginger crust, one slice of this pie just isn’t going to be enough. It’s a perfect pudding for a dinner party — it seems impressive but it’s actually very simple. Click here to see The Great American Pie Extravaganza.
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This Key Biscayne stop offers up a Key lime pie that tastes like the classic but is revamped a bit to be more visually daring. The meringue topping is torched to a golden brown, and the pie is served with both lime and raspberry sauces on the side. Sign us up!
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Pepe’s Cafe Key West has the distinction of making the favorite Key lime pie of David Sloan, self-proclaimed Key lime pie expert and author of the Ultimate Key Lime Pie Cookbook. He points out in an interview with Epicurious that rather than just using egg yolks like a classic Key lime pie, "They use some egg white with the condensed milk. It makes it a little fluffier, very nice."
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Another meringue believer, Paul explained to us that Sundowners makes not only their own pies but also the pies for all its sister restaurants in the keys. This recipe and many, many others can also be found in their cookbook.
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Layer graham cracker crumbs and Yoplait key lime pie yogurt for a quick snack.
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Salted Key Lime Pie
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Key lime pie is a classic Floridian dessert, made with fresh key limes, which are smaller and more flavorful than standard limes. Use a store-bought or homemade graham cracker crust. Recipe courtesy of The Dutch Miami pastry chef Joshua Gripper.
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The Fish House Restaurant & Seafood Market serves slabs of Key lime pie with meringue with a great filling-to-meringue ratio. They’ve been making their own pies in house since 1982, so we feel like they’ve got it down to a science by now. Plus, straddling the meringue or whipped cream debate, they serve the pie with a side of whipped cream so you can make the choice for yourself!
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Showing that the traditional Key lime pie can in fact be mixed up in many different delicious ways, Kermit adds strawberry purée into the filling of this amazingly beautiful Strawberry Key Lime Pie. Sounds to us like a strawberry margarita in a pie shell... SOLD. This recipe makes a 9-inch pie.
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Another heavy hitter in the Florida Keys Key lime pie ring is Kermit of Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shoppe. Kermit serves a traditional Key lime pie with whipped cream, using his own brand of Key lime juice. He also has a recipe for coconut topping that we’re dying to try with his base recipe, which you can find here.
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