key lime pie

Nothing says summer like a Key Lime Pie. This version, topped with fresh whipped cream, uses a combination of ready-made graham cracker crust and prepared key lime filling along with other fresh ingredients for a simple yet mouthwatering summer dessert. Serve it to guests or keep it to yourself. Either way, this Key Lime Pie will be a huge hit.

This recipe uses Key Lime Spread by Bella Cucina available here.

Easy Key Lime Pie with Fresh Whipped Cream

Ingredients:

  • 9″ ready-made graham cracker crust
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 2 jars of Key Lime Spread by Bella Cucina
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp grated lime peel
  • 1 pint whipping cream
  • 1/4 c sugar

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Brush the graham cracker pie crust with the lightly beaten egg white, then bake for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  3. Reduce oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. In a bowl, combine Key Lime Spread, sour cream and lime peel. Blend until smooth. Pour into graham cracker crust.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, then remove from oven and let cool to room temp. Refrigerate for 3 hours.
  6. With a hand mixer, whisk whipping cream in a mixing a bowl. Once the cream begins to thicken, forming soft peaks, add sugar. Continue whisking until stiff peaks are formed being careful not to over-whisk turning it into butter.
  7. Top cooled key lime pie with fresh whipped cream and serve.
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