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Key Lime Pie

Easy Key Lime Pie

 

Easy Key Lime Pie
 
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Ingredients
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 (14-oz.) can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • ½ c. fresh lime juice
  • Several drops of green food coloring, optional
  • 1 (9”) unbaked pie crust
  • ½ t. cream of tartar
  • ⅓ c. sugar
  • Slices of fresh lime, garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 325.
  2. With mixer, beat egg yolks in medium sized bowl.
  3. Gradually beat in condensed milk and lime juice. Add food coloring if needed.
  4. Pour into pie crust. Bake 30 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, for meringue, with clean beaters, beat egg whites with cream of tartar to soft peaks.
  6. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 T. at a time.
  7. Beat 4 minutes longer until stiff, glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
  8. Remove pie from oven. Increase temperature to 350.
  9. Immediately spread meringue over hot pie, carefully sealing to edge of crust.
  10. Bake 15 minutes until the tips of meringue turn golden brown.
  11. Remove from oven and cool for 1 hour.
  12. Place in refrigerator and chill for at least 3 hours.
  13. You can use lime slices to garnish whole pie for presentation or each slice.
 

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