Family Recipes Cookbook

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Key Lime Pie 11/19/2009

Filed under: Desserts,Lib Griffith — dearmasa @ 8:36 AM

Beat 3 egg yolks until they are light and lemon colored and add 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice and 1 tsp. grated lime zest. Beat in the contents of a 14-ounce can of sweetened condensed milk and a drop or two of vegetable food coloring to attain a natural lime tint. Pour the custard into a baked pie shell with a fluted standing rim. Beat 4 egg whites stiff but not dry and beat in gradually 1/2 cup fine granulated sugar and 1 tsp. lime juice. Spread the meringue thickly over the filling, bringing it to the crust all around and pulling it into irregular peaks. Bake the pie in a moderate oven (350 degrees) for about 15 minutes, until the meringue is delicately browned. Serve the pie well chilled. This unusual recipe originated in the Florida Keys.

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One Response to “Key Lime Pie”

  1. dearmasa Says:

    …from Recipes to Remember


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