Recipes and Cooking Whipped Key Lime Pie This easy key lime pie recipe, garnished with pretty swirls of whipped topping, is a simple yet showy make-ahead dessert. Simply prepare before guests arrive, pop it in the fridge, and grab it when you're ready to slice and serve. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on April 27, 2018 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 25 mins Chill Time: 60 mins Freeze Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Graham Cracker Crust 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon finely shredded Key lime peel or lime peel ½ cup Key lime juice or lime juice 2 cup whipping cream Finely shredded Key lime peel or lime peel (optional) Graham Cracker Crust 1 ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs ¼ cup sugar ⅓ cup melted butter Directions Prepare Graham Cracker Crust. Cover and chill about 1 hour or until firm. For filling, in a medium bowl combine sweetened condensed milk, the 1 teaspoon lime peel, and lime juice. In another medium bowl beat 1 cup of the cream with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Fold whipped cream into lime mixture. Spoon filling evenly into crust-lined pie plate. Cover and freeze for 2 to 4 hours or until firm. Keep remaining cream chilled until ready to serve. To serve, remove pie from freezer. In a medium bowl beat remaining 1 cup cream on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Spread whipped cream over filling. If desired, sprinkle with additional lime peel. Makes 8 servings. Graham Cracker Crust In a medium bowl combine graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Drizzle with melted butter; toss gently to coat. Press mixture evenly onto bottom and side of a 9-inch pie plate. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 529 Calories 36g Fat 47g Carbs 7g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 529 % Daily Value * Total Fat 36g 46% Saturated Fat 22g 110% Cholesterol 119mg 40% Sodium 226mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 47g 17% Total Sugars 35g Protein 7g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.