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Southern Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patricia Gray
Added: Saturday, April 11, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (9 in.) graham cracker crust
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2 (14 oz.) cans low fat sweet condensed milk
3/4 c. lime juice
1 tsp. grated lime zest
1/4 tsp. salt (optional)
1 c. heavy cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3 tbsp. powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, whipping cream cheese until fluffy. Add condensed milk, lime juice, lime zest, and salt. Whip until mixture is smooth. Pour into graham cracker crust. Cover with plastic and chill thoroughly. To make the topping, whip the heavy cream until soft peaks form in a medium bowl. Add vanilla and powdered sugar. Continue to whip until the cream forms stiff peaks. Place the topping in a fine mesh sieve to allow excess liquid to drain into a separate bowl. Cover topping tightly with plastic wrap for 2 hours. Before serving, discard excess liquid and top pie with the remaining topping.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is also good with out the topping. enjoy!

 

 

 

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