Citrus Bliss Lime Pie


Indulge in the refreshing tang of our Citrus Bliss Lime Pie! This delightful dessert features a zesty lime filling encased in a buttery, crumbly crust, topped with a light, fluffy whipped cream. It's the perfect balance of tart and sweet, making it an ideal treat for citrus lovers and a refreshing finale to any meal.

Citrus Bliss Lime Pie

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Chilling Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 50 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 8
  • Serving Size: 1 slice

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 330 kcal
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40 g
  • Fat: 18 g
  • Sodium: 210 mg
  • Sugar: 25 g



  • 200 g (0.44 lbs or 7 oz) graham crackers, crushed
  • 100 g (0.22 lbs or 3.5 oz) unsalted butter, melted


  • 4 egg yolks
  • 400 ml (13.5 fl oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 120 ml (4 fl oz) fresh lime juice
  • Zest of 2 limes


  • 250 ml (8.5 fl oz) heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare Crust: Mix crushed graham crackers with melted butter. Press into the bottom and sides of a pie dish. Bake at 175°C (350°F) for 10 minutes. Cool completely.
  2. Make Filling: Whisk egg yolks and lime zest. Gradually add condensed milk and lime juice, whisking until smooth.
  3. Bake Pie: Pour the filling into the crust. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  4. Whip Cream: Before serving, whip cream and powdered sugar until soft peaks form. Spread over the chilled pie.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Fresh Limes: Use fresh limes for the best flavor.
  • Even Crust: Press the crust evenly for a consistent bake.
  • Chill Thoroughly: Ensure the pie is fully chilled to set the filling properly.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use bottled lime juice?

Fresh juice is recommended for the best taste, but bottled can be used in a pinch.

How can I store leftovers?

The pie can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can I make this pie gluten-free?

Yes, use gluten-free graham crackers for the crust.