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Simple key lime pie

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These mini key lime pies are so simple to make and yummy to eat, they will quickly become a firm favourite at your next family gathering.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:4
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

For the base

  • 150g 5⅜ oz Digestive biscuits
  • 20g ¾ oz Butter (unsalted)

For the filling

  • 3 3 Lime juice
  • 200g 7⅛ oz Condensed milk
  • 150ml 5⅛ fl oz Double cream

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    To make the base, place the biscuits in a plastic bag and bash with a rolling pin to make fine crumbs. Melt the butter in a pan and stir in the biscuits.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 150g 5⅜ oz Digestive biscuits
    • 20g ¾ oz Butter (unsalted)
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Press the mixture into 4 mini flan tins and up the sides, pressing well with the back of a spoon.  Leave the base to chill in the fridge.

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Whisk together the condensed milk and cream until thickened, then carefully fold in the juice of 3 limes. Spread the mixture into the biscuit base. Chill for at least 1 hour or overnight would be best, if time will allow.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 3 3 Lime juice
    • 200g 7⅛ oz Condensed milk
    • 150ml 5⅛ fl oz Double cream
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Decorate with slices of lime or alternatively a spoonful of whipped cream on top.  This pie will keep for 2-3 days in the fridge or can be frozen.