Individual Key Lime Pies

  • Preparation Time40 mins
  • Cooking Time10 mins
  • Serves12
  • DifficultyEasy

For the Lime Curd

1 cup lime juice
2 cups sugar
2 sticks unsalted butter
14 eggs

For the Crust Layer

1/3 cup sugar
12 whole graham crackers or digestive biscuits
1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted

For the Topping

1 1/2 cups whipping cream
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Lime zest, for garnish

1. For the lime curd, combine the lime juice, sugar and butter in a medium saucepan and cook on a low flame until the butter melts. Beat the eggs, add to the saucepan and stir until combined.

2. Bring to a simmer. Stir constantly and cook until the mixture is a thick and creamy consistency, 5 to 7 minutes. Pass through a mesh strainer. Chill for 2 hours in the fridge.

3. For the crust, add the sugar and graham crackers to a food processor. Pour in the melted butter and pulse to combine.

4. For the topping: Whip the cream with the sugar until stiff.

5. To assemble, layer the crumb mixture into the bottom of a serving cup, followed by the lime curd. Top with the whipped cream mixture and garnish with lime zest.

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