Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Key Lime Pie


1 - 9 inch pie
PREP TIME 20 Min
COOK TIME 15 Min
READY IN 1 Hr 35 Min
SERVINGS About scaling and conversions

INGREDIENTS:
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup key lime juice
1 teaspoon grated lime zest
2 egg yolks
1 egg
1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust
2 egg whites
4 tablespoons white sugar


DIRECTIONS
In a medium bowl, blend together condensed milk, lime juice and zest. Mix in egg yolks and whole egg. Pour mixture into crust, then cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
To Make Meringue: In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until whites form stiff peaks. Spread meringue over pie, covering completely.

Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Chill before serving

Photo: http://kestrachern.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/keylimepie.jpg

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