Sometimes you just need an easy go-to recipe when you’re craving something sweet.

This 3-ingredient lime pie is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Let’s make Easy Tangy 3-Ingredient Key Lime Pie

Well, it doesn’t get any easier than this recipe folks. This 3-Ingredient Key Lime Pie is SO simple to make! It comes out wonderfully and takes virtually no time at all.

PLUS – it only produces one dirty bowl to wash, so it’s a successful recipe on many levels in my opinion.

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Clearly, just 3 ingredients will make this tangy key lime pie.

The 3 ingredients for this tangy key lime pie recipe

  • One 14 oz. jar of sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice (I use a smidgen more, because I like things a bit tart)

How to make Key Lime Pie with 3 ingredients

Step 1

Combine milk, juice, and egg yolks. Blend until smooth.

Step 2

Pour filling into your choice of pie crust, or ramekin dishes. I used a store-bought graham cracker crust.

Step 3

Bake at 350 degrees, for 15 minutes.

Step 4

Allow to stand for 10 minutes before refrigerating.

Fresh whip cream will give an additional yum factor!

Step 5

For an extra yum factor, top with fresh whip cream or cool whip just before serving.

Enjoy your 3-ingredient key lime pie!

Step 6

Add Lime wedges or zest to decorate. Serve and enjoy!

Yield: 1 9-inch pan

Tangy 3-Ingredient Key Lime Pie

Tangy 3-Ingredient Key Lime Pie

If you're craving a tangy, not too sweet but yummy and budget-friendly dessert, this 3-ingredient key lime pie recipe is the answer! With just the right sweetness and ingredients, your family will surely fall in love with it. Give it a try!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 1- 14 oz. jar of sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice


  1. Combine the ingredients in a mixing bowl until smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into the pan with your pie crust.
  3. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes.
  4. Let it cool down first before refrigerating.
  5. Add some whipped cream topping for an additional yummy taste.
  6. Garnish with lime slices and serve!

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  1. I like your idea about pouring the filling into ramekin dishes. How long would you need to cook them? Is there a way to tell when they are done?