For me, no warm weather dessert can ever come close to the key lime pie you can get on Key West. Maybe that's because the classic, luscious custard-like filling can really only be made right by using the key lime, which has a distinct kick to it. Thank goodness you don't have to be in Key West to find those limes. A DIY key lime dessert is totally doable -- just mix with condensed milk and eggs, top with meringue (my preference over whipped cream), and you're in business!
But because everything is cuter as a cupcake, how could a key lime aficionado not also adore key lime cupcakes? Especially vibrant green ones with fluffy cream cheese frosting that are done in less than a half hour? Nom! These will have you so ready for summer!
Key Lime Cupcakes from Bon Appetite
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