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Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Geri Druilhet
Added: Tuesday, August 8, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cp graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup sugar
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick butter) melted
2 (14-ounce) cans condensed milk
1 cup key lime or regular lime juice
2 whole eggs
1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 tablespoon lime zest

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 375บ.
In a bowl, mix the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter with your hands. Press the mixture firmly into a 9-inch pie pan, and bake until brown, about 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool to room temperture before filling.
Lower the oven temperture to 325 degrees.
In a seprate bowl, combine the milk, lime juice, and eggs. Whisk until well blended and place the filling in the cooled pie shell. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes and allow to chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
Once chilled, combine the sour cream and powdered sugar and spread over the top of the pie using a spatula. Sprinkle the lime zest as a garnish on top of the sour cream and serve chilled.
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Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my favorite Key Lime Pie recipe. It's by Emeril Lagassee

 

 

 

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