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Key Lime Pie

May 27, 2013


1½ cups graham cracker crumbs (about 10 crackers)
7 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
3 tbsp. sugar

½ cup Key lime juice (8-10 Key limes)
4 egg yolks
1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1½ cups heavy cream
2 tbsp. sugar

INSTRUCTIONS1. For the crust: Heat oven to 375°. Combine graham cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar in a medium mixing bowl, then transfer to a 9" glass pie plate. Spread crumbs evenly on bottom and up the side of the pie plate; using your fingertips, firmly press down on crumbs to form a crust. Bake crust until lightly browned, about 8 minutes. Remove crust from oven, and set on a wire rack to cool to room temperature.

2. For the filling: Combine juice, egg yolks, and condensed milk in a large mixing bowl, and beat on medium-high speed of a hand mixer until pale and thickened slightly, at least 5 minutes. Pour filling into prepared crust (filling will thicken as it sits). Cover pie with plastic wrap, being careful not to let it touch the surface of the filling, and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 6 hours or... Get the recipe >>


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