Key Lime Pie

Ingredients

CRUST:
9 inches single crust
FILLING:
1/4 cup water
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 cup milk
3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
cup key lime juice
1/4 cup butter
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Preparation

1
For crust;
2
Prepare, bake and cool.
3
For filling;
4
Soften gelatin in water in top of double boiler. Place over boiling water. Stir until gelatin is dissolved.
5
Combine sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan. Stir in milk until smooth. Stir in egg yolks and lime juice. Add butter. Cook and stir on medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in gelatin mixture slowly. Pour into large bowl. Chill 40 to 50 minutes. Fold in sour cream. Pour into baked pie crust. Chill hours.
7
Combine whipped cream and confectioners sugar. Beat until stiff. Spoon over top of pie.

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Corsica Journeys's picture

This is one of my favorite desserts. I love anything made with limes or lemons. I believe this is a healthier recipe since it doesn't use condensed milk and you can vary the amount and source of sugar (perhaps experiment with Splenda).

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Lemon juice can be used instead of lime juice.

Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 1:48am

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