Individual Key Lime Pies

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 30 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 40 min
  • Yield: 12 servings
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Ingredients

Lime Curd::

1 cup lime juice

2 cups sugar 

2 sticks unsalted butter 

14 eggs 

Crust Layer::

1/3 cup sugar

12 whole graham crackers 

1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted 

Topping::

1 1/2 cups whipping cream

1/2 cup powdered sugar 

Lime zest, for garnish 

Directions

  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. Bring to a simmer. Stir constantly and cook until the mixture is a thick and creamy consistency, 5 to7 minutes. Pass through a mesh strainer. Chill for 2 hours in the fridge.
  2. For the crust: Add the sugar and graham crackers to a food processor. Pour in the melted butter and pulse to combine.
  3. For the topping: Whip the cream with the sugar until stiff.
  4. 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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