Key Lime Pie X Recipe -
Key Lime Pie X Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Key Lime Pie X

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"This is the traditional Floridian pie, except made with less fat. It is delicious!"

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch pie Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    35 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, mix cornflake crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and melted margarine until well blended . Press mixture into a 9 inch pie plate. Refrigerate until set.
  2. In a large bowl, mix sweetened condensed milk, lime juice, lemon juice and yellow food coloring until creamy. Pour into crust and refrigerate until set.
  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add 6 tablespoons white sugar, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pie, covering completely.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 5 minutes, or until meringue is golden brown.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 26, 2006

This recipe was very easy and delicious. My 9 year old son selected this recipe to make himself. We substituted prepared graham cracker crust in place of the cornflake crust, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. The entire family enjoyed this.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 11, 2009

If I could rate it a negative I would! I did not care for this recipe. I am a pastry chef and was checking things out and since I had someone that I can't eat much fat I thought I would try it. I followed it to a tee and was terribly disappointed! The taste of it was fake and it's supposed to be Key Lime Pie but it used LEMON JUICE? I thought that is really took away for the limey taste. Of course this is what we were looking for! Save your self the time, and agrivation. Don't bother with this recipe!


7 Ratings

Mar 23, 2008

Not only did my meringue "weep" terribly but this pie failed to stay together at all when served and the crust was one of those that sticks in the teeth. Still, it tasted good and although I was embarrassed to serve such a mess, my family ate the whole thing. Next time I will try the Never Ever Fail Meringue.

Mar 08, 2008

I used an already made graham cracker pie crust and this pie was easy & fabulous and definitely does not taste like a low fat dessert. This one is a keeper.

Sep 07, 2008

This is the easiest dessert I have ever made. It turned out perfect and the presentation was wonderful. Everyone wanted the recipe! I used green food coloring instead of yellow to make it look lime-y instead of lemon-y. I was a bit sweeter than what I thought but I really enjoyed it!

Mar 06, 2008

I won't go back to using my traditional key lime pie recipe after trying this one. It's easy (a must for me) and delicious. I substituted Honey Bunches of Oats for cornflakes because that's what I had on hand and liked the crust a lot.

Sep 11, 2004

A good low fat version!


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  • Calories
  • 252 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 48.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 192 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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