AUTHENTIC KEY LIME PIE
KEY LIME PIE RECIPE INGREDIENTS
- 4 eggs
- 1 (14 oz.) can condensed milk
- 4 oz. Key Lime Juice
- 6 oz. granulated sugar
- 12 oz. butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 lb. 2 oz. all-purpose flour
- 1 qt. heavy cream
- 3 oz. sugar
KEY LIME PIE RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1 - BUTTERCRUST SHELL: First of all blend sugar and butter until creamy. Add eggs, blend. Add flour and mix for 30 seconds. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Remove and roll dough on floured surface, 1/4 inch thick. Grease 2 (9 inch) pie shells with shortening. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes or until slightly brown. Remove, cool at room temperature.
STEP 2 - FILLING: And then blend eggs and condensed milk. Add key lime juice and mix thoroughly.
STEP 3: Next is to pour filling mix into pie shells immediately. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool at room temperature. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
STEP 4 - TOPPING: Whip 1 quart heavy cream with 3 ounces sugar until thick. Decorate pie with whipped cream and garnish fresh key lime slices.
Makes 2 (9 inch) lime pies. Enjoy the key lime pie !