Looking to Get in Shape or Lose Weight? Try our BMI and Weight Loss Calculator!

Calories in Key Lime Pie

By Jessica Bruso

You may want to think twice before ordering a piece of Key lime pie for dessert. While a fruit pie may sound healthy, this pie tends to be high in fat, sugar and calories. Making a healthier version at home will allow you to get a taste of this treat without consuming quite as many calories.

Calorie Comparisons

A classic recipe for Key lime pie uses a pastry crust; a filling made with eggs, sweetened condensed milk and lime juice; and a sweetened whipped cream topping. Each piece of this pie contains between 520 calories and 620 calories, depending on the recipe. If you use a graham cracker crust and unsweetened whipped cream to make the pie, each piece will have about 518 calories. A healthier Key lime pie uses a low-fat graham cracker crust, no whipped topping and a mix of gelatin and fat-free yogurt in place of the eggs. Each piece of this pie has only about 235 calories.

Cite this Article A tool to create a citation to reference this article Cite this Article

More Related Articles

Related Articles