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Frozen Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Krista Thompson
Added: Sunday, November 25, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs (10 crackers)
1/4 c. sugar
6 T. unsalted butter, melted
For the filling:
6 extra-large egg yolks, room temp.
1/4 c. sugar
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
2 T. grated lime zest
3/4 c. freshly squeezed lime juice (4-5 limes)
For the decoration:
1 c. cold heavy cream
1/4 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. vanilla
Thin lime wedges

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350. For the crust, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter in a bowl. Press into 9-inch pie pyrex pie pan. Bake for 10 minutes until firm. Cool completely. For the filling, beat the egg yolks and sugar on high speed in an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment for 5 minutes, until thick. With the mixer on medium speed, add the condensed milk, lime zest, and juice. Pour into the baked pie shell and freeze. For the decoration, beat the heavy cream until soft peaks form. Add the sugar and vanilla and beat until firm. Spoon or pipe decoratively onto pie and decorate with lime. Freeze for several hours or overnight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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