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Cool and Creamy Key Lime Dessert

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Cool and Creamy Key Lime Dessert
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 55 min
  • Servings 9
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A nutty crust complements the cool and creamy citrus filling in this marvelous, make-ahead dessert.
Updated Jun 18, 2009

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup firm butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel

Filling

  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • 1/2 cup Key lime juice or regular lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel, if desired
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • Few drops green food color, if desired
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place flour in medium bowl. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through flour in opposite directions), until evenly mixed. Stir in walnuts and 1 teaspoon lime peel. Press evenly in bottom of ungreased 9-inch square pan.
  • 2
    Bake about 15 minutes or until light brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix condensed milk, lime juice and 2 teaspoons lime peel; set aside. In chilled large bowl, beat whipping cream and food color with electric mixer on high speed until stiff.
  • 4
    Fold lime mixture into whipped cream just until blended. Pour over crust. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled but no longer than 48 hours. Store covered in refrigerator.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Garnish each serving with a dollop of whipped cream sprinkled with chopped walnuts.

Nutrition

490 Calories, 35g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 38g Total Carbohydrate, 25g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
310
Total Fat
35g
54%
Saturated Fat
20g
98%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
100mg
34%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
25g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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