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key lime pie

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a recipe by
Marian Arbour
Newcastle, ON

The pie is a sweet and tart combination. This recipe is great when you have a crowd for dinner.

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serves 6 to 8 each pie
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For key lime pie

  • 3 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 c
    melted butter
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 can
    [14 ounce each} sweetened condensed milk
  • 5
    eggs, separated
  • 3 Tbsp
    white sugar
  • 2 c
    fresh lime juice

How To Make key lime pie

  • 1
    In bowl combine crumbs, sugar, cinnamon and butter, press into the bottom and sides of 2 greased 9 inch pie plates.
  • 2
    In another bowl beat milk, egg yolks and lime juice until smooth and slightly thickened. Pour into prepared crusts..With clean beater and another bowl beat the eggs whites adding in the sugar while beating until they are stiff...Bake the pie in 350F oven for 15 minutes, then top with egg whites and continue baking for another 5 minutes. or until the whites are slightly browned..keep an eye on this as the whites will brown quite quickly...Remove from oven and chill then refrigerate for at least 5 to 6 hours before serving.