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Florida Key Lime Pie

Florida Key Lime Pie

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3 review(s) averaging 5. 67% would make again

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"This was so easy... Although I did not make the merengue, I just topped with whipped cream! It is delicious."

- Kimbero911

Ingredients

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1 graham cracker crust
4 Eggs; separated, + 2 yolks
1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup lime juice; freshly squeezed
1 lime; zest of
1 pinch salt
1 pinch cream of tartar
1/4 cup powdered sugar; (sifted if lumpy)

Original recipe makes 6

Servings  

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350.

Chill egg whites. Beat the egg yolks until just combined. Beat in the condensed milk, then the lime juice a little at a time, then the zest. The mixture will thicken. Pour the filling into the crust and bake 10-15 minutes until firm.

To make the meringue, beat egg whites with salt and cream of tartar until foamy. Keep beating and slowly add sugar until stiff peaks form.

Remove pie from oven and let cool. Cover pie with meringue and brown for 2-5 minutes until meringue is slightly browned. (Serves 6-8)

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The best key lime pie I have ever made/had . . .so easy and soooo yummy.
avashattuck 5 months ago
This was so easy... Although I did not make the merengue, I just topped with whipped cream! It is delicious.
Kimbero911 2 years ago
Excellent with homemade graham cracker crust! [I posted this recipe.]
anjlgrl2 5 years ago
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