Recipe: Delicious Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie. Cool and creamy Key lime pie is a tangy, sweet treat. Sample best-of-the-best variations, all from Food Network stars. This pie is tasty no matter how you slice it.

Key Lime Pie All of the KLP we have had in Florida (including very recently) has been smooth creamy and sometimes even very light as if whipped cream had been added. Can you use regular limes instead of Key limes? You can use regular limes in place of Key limes in any Key lime recipe. You can have Key Lime Pie using 4 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Key Lime Pie

  1. You need 2 can of 14 oz. Condensed milk.
  2. Prepare 1/4 cup of Lime juice.
  3. Prepare 2 large of eggs.
  4. Prepare 1 packages of Frozen pie shell.

Key limes are a bit more tart than their traditional counterparts, but the results of this substitution will still be delicious. This is the gold standard of key lime pie recipes. I live in Cuba where key limes are abundant, but Cuba also juices those limes and packages them in small boxes that contain about one cup each. I have tried both ways, with fresh key limes and that packaged lime juice and there is absolutely no difference.

Key Lime Pie instructions

  1. Thaw pie shell.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 ° F.
  3. Put pie shell in the oven for 10 minutes.
  4. Combine the condensed milk, lime juice, and eggs in a mixing bowl.
  5. Whisk together until thoroughly mixed.
  6. Remove the pie shell from the oven and fill with the lime mixture.
  7. Put the pie back into the oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

But that is Cuban lime juice. If Key limes aren't available in your grocery store, look for bottled Key lime juice near the other bottled lime juices. Cool the baked crust, and add the Key lime filling. Key lime pie ingredients are simple: sweetened condensed milk, lots of lime zest and juice (preferably from key limes), and just enough egg to give it a good set. Pour the filling into a pre-baked graham cracker crust, bake briefly until the pie is set, and let it chill.

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