'Key' Lime Pie

'Key' Lime Pie
Photo by Scott Phillips

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. finely grated lime zest (from about 2 regular limes)
  • ½ tsp. table salt
  • 3 oz. (6 Tbs.) chilled unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2-½ to 3 Tbs. ice water
  • 6-¾ oz. (1-½ cups) all-purpose flour
  • 2 14-oz. cans sweetened condensed milk
  • + 5 more ingredients
    • 2 tsp. granulated sugar
    • 2 large egg yolks
    • 1 cup fresh lime juice (from about 4 regular limes)
    • 2 Tbs. chilled vegetable shortening, cubed
    • 1 lime, zested into thin strips

Put the flour and salt in a food processor; pulse to combine. Add the butter cubes and pulse until they’re the size of extra-large peas (about 10 quick pulses). Add the shortening and continue pulsing until the largest pieces of butter and shortening are the size of peas (10 to 15 more quick puls...

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