6 Key Lime Recipes You Need to Try
Key Lime Pisco Sour
In the U.S., pisco sours are usually made with lemon juice, but fresh (not bottled) key lime juice tastes even better.
Andrew Zimmern's Key Lime Pie
If Key limes aren't available, try swapping in another tart citrus fruit, says Andrew Zimmern. "Remember that the sweetened condensed milk is very sweet," he says.
Tangy Key Lime Pie
Based on a recipe from Florida Keys Cooking pamphlet, published in 1946 by Patricia's Notebook newsletter, this pie is not the ordinarily dense and cloyingly sweet version. Folding in beaten egg whites gives it a light, mousselike texture. The pie needs to chill overnight, so plan accordingly.
Brûléed Key Lime Tarts
When the famed Gray Kunz opened Grayz in Manhattan, he planned to pair every dish with a cocktail. What to have with this outrageous Oreo-crusted riff on Key lime pie? An Elderflower Martini.
Key Lime Pie with Chocolate-Almond Crust
Swap your traditional key lime pie crust with a chocolate graham cracker and ground almond version.
Key Lime Macarons
These tangy, one-bite sandwiched meringues from Uyen Nguyen, executive pastry chef at L.A.’s Manhattan Beach Post, get a surprise pop of flavor courtesy of fennel seeds.