Keto key lime pie and keto almond crust

Best Keto Key Lime Pie Recipe (dairy free option):

This Best Keto Key Lime Pie Recipe is a perfect way to get more gelatin in your diet and will surely please ketogenic, low carb, dairy free, paleo, gluten free, grain free and sugar free dieters in your life.
Course Crust, Dessert, Pie, Treat
Cuisine American
Keyword Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Keto, Ketogenic, LCHF, Low Carb, Paleo, Sugar Free
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 461 kcal
Author Caitlin Weeks


Ingredients for Lime Pie

Ingredients for Almond Crust


Instructions for Lime Pie

  1. Make the crust and let it cool (recipe below, optional).
  2. Mix the cream, egg yolks, lime juice and zest, sweetener, salt in a bowl with a whisk.
  3. Heat up water, about 2/3 full, in a sauce pot over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.
  4. Place stainless steel bowl over the sauce pan, creating a double boiler, and stir continuously until the mixture starts to thicken, resembling a pudding and is sticking to the whisk.
  5. Mix the water and the Further Foods gelatin (order here) in a small bowl until dissolved, no clumps.

  6. Add the gelatin mixture to the bowl of cream and mix well.
  7. Remove the bowl from heat and pour into the cooled pie crust, use a spatula to clean the sides of the bowl to make sure it fills the pie crust.
  8. Place the pie in the refrigerator for 2 hours until set and chilled.
  9. Garnish with sliced lime and whipped cream, if desired.
  10. Note: this recipe can be made as a pudding without the crust, if desired.

Instructions for Easy Almond Pie Crust

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix the almond flour and the salt in one bowl.
  3. Beat the egg, butter and sweetener in another.
  4. Combine the two mixtures well and then form the dough into a ball with your hands.
  5. Transfer the dough into a pie plate and press along the sides until the pie plate is covered evenly.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  7. Let the crust cool before adding any filling.
  8. It can be frozen for a few weeks if needed.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts based on 8 servings

Net Carbs: 5.5 g

Nutrition Facts
Best Keto Key Lime Pie Recipe (dairy free option):
Amount Per Serving
Calories 461 Calories from Fat 407
% Daily Value*
Fat 45.2g70%
Potassium 159mg5%
Carbohydrates 9.4g3%
Fiber 3.9g16%
Sugar 2.8g3%
Protein 9.9g20%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 12mg67%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.