Florida Key Lime Pie Recipe:
Key Limes, Dessert
Yields: 6 servings
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 20 min
1 (9-inch) prepared
Graham Cracker Pie Crust*
1 (14 ounce) can
sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup key lime juice**
2 teaspoons finely-grated zest from key
1 egg, room temperature
4 tablespoons granulated
* Check out my
Graham Cracker Pie Crust Recipe.
** If you can't find fresh key limes, Tahiti or Persian
limes may be substituted as they are very similar in taste. You can also
substitute the bottled key lime juice.
Refrigerate graham cracker crust until well chilled.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine condensed milk, key lime zest, and key lime juice. Add egg yolks and egg; stir until well blended.
Pour into chilled graham cracker crust.
In a medium bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; gradually fold in sugar. Spread meringue over key lime mixture, being careful to spread to edge of pastry
to prevent shrinkage during baking. Check out my hints and tips on making a
Bake 20 minutes or until meringue is golden brown. Remove from oven and cool completely on a wire rack.
Makes 6 servings.