Best Lime Tart

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling


12 servings

Updated: Aug. 09, 2023
This treat is the perfect balance between tart and sweet, and the almonds in the crust are just wonderful. This is one of my husband’s favorite desserts. Enjoy! —Charis O'Connell, Mohnton, Pennsylvania
Best Lime Tart Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup ground almonds
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • Fresh raspberries and lime wedges


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a small bowl, combine cracker crumbs, butter, almonds and sugar. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. tart pan. Bake until edges are lightly browned, 15-18 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk egg yolks, milk, lime juice and zest. Pour over crust. Bake until center is almost set, 12-14 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold in sour cream and grated lime zest. Spread over tart. Garnish with raspberries and lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 288 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 138mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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