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Key Lime Pie Ice Cream


  • 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 quarts vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 6 extra large egg yolks, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons grated lime zest; divided
  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4-5 limes)

Prep Time:

30 minutes

Cook Time:

10 minutes



This recipe combines two all-time favorites—key lime pie and ice cream—into one amazing tropical dessert creation. Lightly sweet, cool and tart, it’s a wonderful dessert to savor on a warm summer night.

Why Try? The incredible flavor of Key Lime Pie in a cool new form (really cool)—you have to try this!

Foodie Byte: Zest your limes before you cut them. It’s hard to zest a lime wedge. :)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter in a bowl. Press onto a cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Allow to cool completely and set aside.
  3. Beat the egg yolks and sugar on high speed with an electric mixer for 5 minutes, until thick. With the mixer on medium speed, add the condensed milk, 2 tablespoons lime zest, and lime juice.
  4. Fold the key lime mixture into the softened vanilla ice cream and freeze in an ice cream machine 30 minutes or according to ice cream machine directions.
  5. To serve spoon some graham cracker mixture into the bottom of a glass and place 5 small scoops of key lime ice cream on top. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons lime zest and the graham cracker mixture.

Nutritional Information

Calories 1081, Carbohydrates 115g, Cholesterol 508mg, Fat 61g, Fat Calories 544, Fiber 1g, Protein 20g, Saturated Fat 35g, Sodium 336mg. Daily Values: Calcium 531.66mg 53%, Phos 274.67mg 27%, Copper 0.08mg 4%, Zinc 1.3mg 9%, Panto 1.27mg 13%, Biotin 12.85mcg 4283%, Iodine 86.11mcg 57%, Magnesium 27.79mg 7%, Iron 1.52mg 8%, Vitamin B6 7%, Vitamin C 27%, Vitamin B12 12%, Vitamin D 14%, Vit E-a-Toco 4%, Vitamin A 47%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.