Florida Keys Key Lime Pie
|Categories:||Desserts, Pies, Fruit Desserts, Other Desserts, Quick & Easy, For Kids|
|Keywords:||Fruit, pies, lime, key|
|1 1/2 c||graham crackers, crushed (about 20 sq)|
|1/3 c||butter, softened (rm temp)|
|1/4 c||cane sugar|
|4 large||egg yolks, lightly beaten|
|1 can(s)||sweetened condensed milk (14 oz)|
|2/3 c||lime juice, fresh|
|few drops of green food coloring|
|1 c||heavy whipping cream|
|3 Tbsp||sugar superfine|
LIME ZEST AND LIME SLICES FOR
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DirectionsGraham Crust: Preheat oven to 350* 9" Pie Plate
Lightly spray pie plate with butter spray.
Blend crumbs, butter, and sugar in a bowl. Spoon into pie plate and, using wax paper press firmly against sides and bottom (not over rim). Bake 8-10 min Let cool before filling.Filling: While the crust is cooling start your filling. Beat yolks with condensed milk just to blend, add lime juice and beat until smooth (filling will be soft). Tint pale green and pour into graham shell. Chill 2 hourxWhipping Cream: Heavy cream, in large bowl, put in sugar (you might want to put a towel over the mixer) becareful not to get it twisted in the mixer. Put the setting on high, till you have stiff peaks.Pull pie out of frig and spread whip cream over the top of the pie garnish with lime zest. Put back into frig for several hours before serving or better yet overnightso the filling is somewhat firm, (it will never really be completely firm)
Serve with lime slices, you may want to sprinkle a bit of suger on the limes.