Tangy and creamy key lime pie

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This traditional American pie has crushed cookies crust. The filling is very creamy with a pungent lime flavor and a texture that resembles almost a very light and fluffy cheesecake. Refreshing, tangy and delicious it is an as excellent summer dessert.


Tangy and creamy key lime pie
Preparation time
Cooking time
Waiting time 1h

Ingredients

For 4 Person(s)

Ingredients

  • 120 g cookies (I used digestive cookies)
  • 45 g melted butter
  • 1 cup evaporated milk (unsweetened condensed milk)
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 lime (only the juice)
  • 2 lime (only the zest)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

Tangy and creamy key lime pie Directions

  1. Place your cookies in a plastic bag. Seal it then roll a rolling pin over the cookies, crumbling them until they become like sand (or you can crumble your cookies in a blender). Melt your butter, add it to the cookies and stir.

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  2. Transfer the mix into a small round baking pan (cover the bottom with parchment paper ) and using the back of a spoon cover the bottom of the pan evenly with the crumb mix.
  3. Bake the cookie base in a preheated static oven at 190 °C for about 10 minutes. Remove the pan from the oven and allow to cool down while you prepare the filling.

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  4. Whisk condensed milk, egg yolks, lime juice, lime zest, honey and sugar.

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  5. Pour the mixture over the cookie base and cook in a preheated static oven at 170  °C for about 15 - 18 minutes. Remove the pan from the oven let it cool at room temperature and then let it rest in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or in the freezer for 15 minutes before serving.

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  6. Serve with whipped cream or with a a topping of your liking.

    lot of love. B.

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Nutrition facts

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Reviews

4
Thursday, 23 February 2017
i love key lime pie. this one is pretty easy to make. thank you - bulam

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