Key Lime Pie Recipe

Can you believe I have never eaten Key Lime Pie? I have heard about it but never actually tried it. When I was in the supermarket the other day I saw some and bought it to try it. I liked the topping but I wasn’t very impressed with the crust and decided I would be able to do better. This weekend I decided to be adventurous and make it.

 Key Lime Pie

Luckily I had just been sent a selection of delicious looking cereal from Jordans Cereal and challenged to create a recipe using them. I received Jordans Nut and See Muesli, Jordans Country Crisp with Flame Raisins and Jordans Super 3 Seeds Granola. I thought one of these would make the perfect base for a Key Lime Pie. After some deliberation my son and I chose the Jordans Country Crisp with Flame Raisins. This is a mix of crunchy oat clusters and flame raisins. It has a lovely sweetness and crunch about it that we thought would perfectly compliment the lime topping.

 Jordans CerealI melted some butter and crushed the cereal a little bit, mixed them together and placed them into a cake tin. As you can see the raisins are incredibly large and very juicy. I know a few made it into my son’s mouth while we were mixing.

 Jordans Cereal

Next I created the topping, put it on top of the cereal base and added whipped cream to finish off the Key Lime Pie. I thought it would be nice to decorate the finished pie with lime zest but I had used all my limes making the pie. I will remember this for next time. The Key Lime Pie was lovely, a nice mixture of lime tartness, sweetness and crunch from the base. This is the finished result:

 Key Lime Pie

If you want to try making it this is my recipe:

Key Lime Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 300g Jordans Country Crisp with Flame Raisins
  • 200g butter
  • 397g tin condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • zest and juice of four limes
  • 300ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160C, Gas Mark 3.
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan. While it is melting pour the Jordans Country Crisp into a bowl and break into smaller pieces.
  3. Mix the butter and the country crisp together.
  4. Press into the base of a greased cake tin or pie dish and put in the oven for ten minutes.
  5. Leave the base to cool and while it is cooling mix up the egg yolks.
  6. Add the condensed milk to the egg yolks and mix.
  7. Add the lime juice and zest to the egg mixture and mix until it becomes smooth and creamy.
  8. Place the mixture on top of the cooled base and place in the oven for 15 minutes.
  9. Leave in the fridge to chill.
  10. When cold mix the cream with the icing sugar and top the Key Lime Pie with it.

Disclosure: I was sent some Jordans cereal in order to create a recipe.

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About Alison Maclean

Mum with one son who has just become a teenager and owner of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Juggling work, blogging, and being a parent whilst hoping for more hours in a day. Powered by large amounts of tea and fairy dust.

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