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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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