'Key' Lime Pie

'Key' Lime Pie
Photo by Scott Phillips

Ingredients

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

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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