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Key lime pie with chocolate sauce

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 4
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. For the base, place the crushed digestive biscuits into a bowl with the ginger and melted butter and mix well.

  2. Place a 25cm/10in chefs' ring onto a large plate and press the digestive biscuit mixture into the base.

  3. For the filling, place the condensed milk, double cream and lime juice into a bowl and whisk together until thick.

  4. Pour the filling mixture onto the base. Place the pie into the freezer for ten minutes to set.

  5. To serve, carefully remove the chefs' ring and drizzle the melted chocolate over the pie. Garnish with lemon wedges.


For the base

  • 250g/9oz digestive biscuits, crushed
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 100g/3½oz butter, melted

For the filling

  • 400ml/14fl oz condensed milk
  • 300ml/10fl oz double cream
  • 4 limes, juice only

To serve

  • 50g/1½oz dark chocolate, melted
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges, to serve

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