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Pierhouse Key Lime Pie

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

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  • 4 Eggs,separated
  • 14 oz Sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 c Key lime or Persian lime jui
  • 1/2 ts Cream of tartar
  • 1 9" graham cracker crust


4 Egg whites
4 tb Sugar

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.With an electric mixer,beat the egg yolks on
high speed until thick and light in color.Turn off mixer and add the
condensed milk,Mix on low speed.Still on low speed,add half the lime
juice,cream of tartar and then the remaining lime juice.Mix until blended.
Pour into prepared crust and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until the
center is firm and dry to the touch.Freeze for at least 3 hours before
topping with meringue.
To make meringue,heat the egg whites and sugar in the top of a double
boiler,stirring frequently,to 110 degrees.Beat on high speed until stiff
peaks are formed.Top the frozen pie and return it to the freezer until
ready to serve.It keeps for several days.Serves 8 to 10.

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