I’ve been telling my husband to share one of his pies with us again. Remember his Boston Banoffee Pie? It’s a family favorite? My husband keeps trying to make gluten free things for our daughter. So I thought it was a good time to share his gluten-free Key Lime Pie. It’s so so yummy.
Gluten-Free Key Lime Pie Recipe
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Whether you are gluten-free or not, this easy gluten-free key lime pie tastes incredibly yummy and you would never know the difference. The fresh squeezed key lime juice in this pie gives it the unique flavor of an American summer. To me this is the best Key Lime Pie ever and our friends agree.
The crust is super easy and incredibly yummy. There are different recipes out there to make this crust for a variety of pies.
We use Schär Gluten-Free Honeygrams (I’m sure others would work too but we are a fan of Schär Gluten-free products ever since discovering them in Germany (and no this is not a sponsored post).
Gluten-free Key Lime Pie
Whether you are gluten-free or not, this pie tastes incredibly yummy and you would never know the difference. The fresh squeezed key lime juice in this pie gives it the unique flavor of an American summer.
Gluten Free Pie Crust Ingredients
- 2 cups Schar gluten-free honeygrams
- 1/2 cup softened butter
- 2 tbsps sugar
- 1 pinch nutmeg
Key Lime Pie Filling Ingredients
- 4 ounces freshly squeezed key lime juice
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- 3 egg yolks
- 2 tsps grated lime peel zest
Gluten Free Pie Crust Instructions
place the crackers into a large ziplock bag and crush them by rolling over the bag with a rolling pin
then mix all the ingredients in a bowl with your hands
finally press the mixture into a pie pan
Key Lime Pie Filling Instructions
heat oven to 350° F before starting to prepare the filling
grate the 2 tsps of lime zest
slice the limes in half so you can squeeze out the 4 ounces of lime juice (4 ounces are about 1/2 cup)
mix the sweetened condensed milk with the egg yolks, lime juice and zest in a mixing bowl with a hand mixer to get it all smooth and creamy
pour filling into the pie crust and smooth out the edges so the filling is even
bake it for only 10 minutes
let it get completely cold in the refrigerator
You can serve the chilled slice of pie with some fresh whipped cream and garnish with a sliver of fresh key lime. Enjoy!
Above you can see how my husband crushed the crackers described in the recipe.
Below you can see how the gluten-free pie crust gets firmly pressed into the pie pan with your hands.
Gosh I could just eat this crust with a spoon alone. It’s so good!
We use a simple grater to get the lime peel zest.
Key limes are tiny and you need to cute and squeeze quite a couple of them to get enough nice.
After mixing all the ingredients in a bowl for the filling. You just pour it into the gluten-free pie crust, even it out and put it in the over for 10 minutes.
Also check out our German Poppy-Seed Streusel Cake (HERE but not gluten-free):
That’s it for today.
Here are some more of my hubby’s baking recipes:
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