This Key Lime Pie Ice Cream is a refreshing and tangy treat that is perfect for summer. Made with fresh key lime juice and zest, this creamy and zesty ice cream will surely become a family favorite. The best part is, you don’t need an ice cream maker to whip up this delicious dessert!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 0 minutes | Total Time: 4 hours | Serves: 6


  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh key lime juice
  • Zest of 2 key limes
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, key lime juice, and zest until well combined.
  2. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
  3. Gently fold the whipped cream into the key lime mixture until fully incorporated.
  4. Pour half of the ice cream mixture into a loaf pan, sprinkle half of the graham cracker crumbs on top, then repeat with the remaining mixture and crumbs.
  5. Cover the loaf pan with plastic wrap and freeze for at least 4 hours or until firm.
  6. Scoop and serve the Key Lime Pie Ice Cream with an additional sprinkle of graham cracker crumbs on top.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Carbohydrates: 25g || Protein: 3g || Fat: 23g || Saturated Fat: 14g || Cholesterol: 85mg || Sodium: 60mg || Potassium: 130mg || Sugar: 22g || Vitamin A: 18% || Vitamin C: 10% || Calcium: 10% || Iron: 2%

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of tangy key lime flavor and creamy ice cream is simply irresistible.
  2. This recipe is easy to make and doesn’t require an ice cream maker.
  3. The addition of graham cracker crumbs adds a nice crunch and texture to the ice cream.
  4. It’s a great way to enjoy the flavors of key lime pie in frozen form.
  5. Perfect for serving at summer gatherings or as a special treat for yourself.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the whipped cream into the key lime mixture to ensure a creamy texture.
  2. Make sure to freeze the ice cream for at least 4 hours to allow it to set properly.
  3. Avoid using bottled key lime juice as fresh juice will provide the best flavor.
  4. Don’t skip the graham cracker crumbs as they add a delicious crunch to the ice cream.
  5. Be careful not to let the ice cream sit out too long before serving to prevent it from melting.

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