Monday, August 31, 2009


Key Lime Pie on Foodista
9 - inch single crust

1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup water
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 cup milk
3 egg yolks,
lightly beaten
1/3 cup key lime juice
1/4 cup butter
1 cup sour cream

2 cups whipping cream
1/4 cup confectioners sugar

For crust;
Prepare, bake and cool.

For filling;
Soften gelatin in water in top of double boiler. Place over boiling water. Stir until gelatin is dissolved.
Combine sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan. Stir in milk until smooth. Stir in egg yolks and lime juice. Add butter. Cook and stir on medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in gelatin mixture slowly. Pour into large bowl. Chill 40 to 50 minutes. Fold in sour cream. Pour into baked pie crust. Chill hours.

For topping;
Combine whipped cream and confectioners sugar. Beat until stiff. Spoon over top of pie.

Lemon juice can be used instead of lime juice.


  1. Key Lime Pie...yum!!! Your piped edge looks so sweet, too!

    Thank you for linking to Flavor of the Month. Feel free to grab the FOTM button from my blog, too. If you need help finding it, let me know.

    Now craving pie....

  2. Sounds and looks so delicious !!

  3. That looks amazing! I love key lime!

  4. Wonderful! I'm not much of a baker but this is a favorite of the guys - I never knew it was so easy! I just might give it a try myself! Thanks Geri :-)

  5. Perfect for the end of summer!! YUMMY!

  6. Oh, yum! What more can I say? Thanks for stopping by my site for Watermelon Salad w/Feta. If you try it, let me know how you like it.

  7. Your pies, cakes, and other baked goods look yummy! You sound like you're an awesome baker. :)

  8. Yum that looks and sounds good! And all your other goodies do too:) Thanks for stopping by.

  9. Geri,

    This looks so delicious! Key Lime Pie is one of my husbands favorites! I will have to give your recipe a try! Yours looks beautiful, too, by the way!!

    Many blessings!

  10. I have never tried Key Lime Pie, but I will make it for sure!
    Your recipe sounds so delicious!

  11. Thanks for taking the time to post this. I hope you will join me at Dining With Debbie for Crock Pot Wednesday. Mister Linky is up and ready for you to enter.

  12. Haven't had a Key Lime Pie in such a long time. Your recipe sounds very good.

    Carolyn/A Southerners Notebook

  13. Sounds easy and looks delicious!

  14. That looks so delicious! I wish I had some pie right about now. :-)

  15. Oh girl.. .I love me some Key Lime pie!!! Thanks for the recipe and linking to TMTT.

  16. Oh no.... I'm going to get into so much trouble on your blog. There goes my diet! LOL Thanks for sharing all the yummy recipes! Can't wait to try some.