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American Key Lime Pie

There are many variations of this famous pie, either baked in the oven or served as a chilled cake. The base can either be made with pastry, crushed biscuits or muesli. Gluten free versions of biscuits and cereal can be substituted in this recipe.


200gms. (6oz.) muesli or granola biscuits

50gms. (2oz.) Polyunsaturated fat or butter

2dsp. Honey


300gms.(12oz) Light cream cheese

100gms (4 oz.) natural yoghurt

250mls.(1/2 pint) whipped double cream

12.5 gms (1/2 oz) icing sugar

½ tsp vanilla extract

4 limes rind & juice


Make the base, melt the fat in the sauce in the saucepan, add the honey and muesli mix well & transfer to an 8” loose bottom tin. Press down well. To make the filling, cream & soften the cheese, mix with the beaten cream, yoghurt & icing sugar. Add the vanilla, lime rind & juice, mix well, and pour over the base. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Decorate with fresh slices of lime & whipped cream.

Serves 8