Posh Key Lime Pie

Posh Key Lime Pie

Time: 1 hrs 5 mins


  • 150 g digestive biscuits
  • 65 g butter
  • 25 g demerara sugar


  • 1 Pre-heat the oven to 150C/300F/Gas 2.
  • 2 Place the biscuits in a food processor and process until crushed, or put the biscuits into a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin.
  • 3 Melt the butter in a small pan and add the crushed biscuits and sugar and mix thoroughly.
  • 4 Place in a 20-23cm/8-9in pie or flan dish, pressing down well over the base and up the sides to form a case.
  • 5 Put in the fridge to chill.
  • 6 FOR THE FILLING place the egg yolks and condensed milk in a bowl and mix together.
  • 7 Then stir in the lime rind and juice until the mixture thickens.
  • 8 Turn into the biscuit case and smooth the top.
  • 9 FOR THE MERINGUE whisk the egg whites in a large bowl with an electric whisk until they form stiff peaks.
  • 10 Add the sugar a tsp at a time, whisking well and at top speed between each addition until all the sugar is used.
  • 11 Spoon or pipe on top of the filling.
  • 12 Bake in a preheated oven for about 45 minutes or until the meringue is golden and crisp on the outside.
  • 13 Serve warm or cold as preferred!
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