'Key' Lime Pie

'Key' Lime Pie
Photo by Scott Phillips

Ingredients

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

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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Variations on 'Key' Lime Pie

  • Key Lime Pie
    • Garnishes: lime wedges, lime curls
    • 1 (8-oz.) container fat-free whipped topping, thawed
    • 3/4 cup egg substitute
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
    • +2 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • 2 tablespoons grated Key lime zest
    • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed Key lime juice
    • 8 large egg yolks
    • +3 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • 1 (8-oz.) container fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
    • 1/2 cup fresh Key lime juice*
    • +4 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
    • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • Garnishes: grated lime zest and lime slices
    • +4 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • Crust (or use a commercially prepared graham crust such as Keebler Ready Crust Graham Cracker Pie Crust)
    • 2 eggs
    • +9 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
    • pie weights or raw rice
    • 8 tablespoons lard or unsalted butter
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • +8 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
    • 1 (9-inch) graham cracker crust
    • Garnishes: whipped cream, lime slices
    • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • +2 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
    • 1/2 cup fresh Key lime juice*
    • 3 large eggs, separated
    • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
    • +21 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
    • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • +5 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • 10 tablespoons fresh or bottled Key lime juice (if using bottled, preferably Manhattan brand)
    • +5 other ingredients
  • Key Lime Pie
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark rum (optional)
    • Garnish: Key lime halves and slices
    • 1/3 cup butter, melted
    • 1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
    • +8 other ingredients
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    • 2 tablespoons grated key-lime zest
    • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed key-lime juice
    • 8 large egg yolks
    • +3 other ingredients


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