Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Key Lime Pie
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients:3 large egg yolks
14 oz can condensed milk, sweetened
1/2 cup Key lime juice, freshly squeezed
1 tablespoon lime zest, grated
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 Graham Cracker Crust
Directions:Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Filling: Beat the egg yolks with electric beaters until thick, about 4 minutes. Beat in the condensed milk, lime juice and grated lime zest. In a separate bowl, beat one egg white until stiff. Fold the egg white into the mixture of egg yolks, juice and milk until throughly mixed and pour into cooled pie shell. Bake for 8 minutes and let it cool completely. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. When ready to serve, beat the heavy whipping cream until stiff (do not sweeten it) and spoon it over the pie. You can substitute with a ready made pie crust and Cool Whip if desired.
Originally posted 2/02/07
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