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Key Lime Pie


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Serves 8" pie | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 12

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust

8 graham crackers

3 tablespoons melted butter

Key lime filling

1/2 cup key lime juice (about 13 fresh key limes)

3 egg yolks

1 can sweetened condensed milk

Whipped Cream Topping

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


For the graham cracker crust



Melt butter in the microwave for about 30 seconds



Place crackers in a plastic bag and crush to a fine powder



Put the crumbs in a pie pan



Add butter



Mix well



With a spoon press into the bottom and sides of pie pan



Key lime filling



Using a whisk mix together the key lime juice, 3 egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk



Pour into pie pan



Bake at 350 degrees for about 12 minutes-until set



Refrigerate after cooled



Add whipped cream topping to cooled pie



Whipped cream topping



Beat heavy cream and sugar together with a hand mixer until stiff peaks form



Beat in vanilla



Spread or pipe the whipped cream on top of the cooled pie



I added a small amount of lime zest to the top of the pie


Pairs Well With


Notes

I got this recipe from my sister that lives in Florida. Did you know Key Lime Pie is the state pie of Florida? Use fresh key limes for that authentic key lime taste.

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