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Key Lime Pie - Gourmet Sleuth

Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 16 graham crackers
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cube butter
  • 4 large or extra large egg yolks
  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh key lime juice
  • 2 tsp lime peel
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla



Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix ingredients and press into 9" pie plate. Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly browned. Place on rack to cool.

Pie Filling

Beat egg yolks with electric mixer until thick and turn light yellow (DO NOT over mix). Add condensed milk. Mix on low adding half the lime juice. Once incorporated, add remaining juice and zest and continue to mix until blended (a few seconds). Pour mixture into pie shell and bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes to set yolks and kill any salmonella in eggs.

Serve with dollop of prepared whipping cream garnish.

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