Key Lime Pie


  • 70gms melted butter or margarine
  • 160gms digestive biscuits crushed
  • 3 eggs separated
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • One tin light condensed milk
  • Zest and juice of 3 limes
  • 85gms caster sugar


1. Add melted margarine to crushed biscuits and place in a round oven dish, form an even base. Chill for 20mins.

2. Preheat oven (fan) 160C. Beat egg yolks in a large bowl, add condensed milk and mix thoroughly. Add the lime zest, lime juice and 1/4teaspoon sugar and stir. Pour mixture over biscuits and bake for 20mins until set. Leave to cool.

3. Beat egg whites and caster sugar into a meringue, pile the meringue onto the pie and spread out to form peaks. Place in oven for 6mins until a little brown. Cool before serving

Recipe by Ngaire Freyone

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