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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

A - Z Blogging Challenge - K


With spring and summer just around the corner (...I hope!!)...this is a great,  light dessert to serve after a big barbecued feast!!



 “K”

Key Lime Pie

Crust:
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 Tbsp. white sugar
3 Tbsp melted butter

Filling:
4 egg yolks
1/3 cup freshly squeezed key lime juice
1 can sweetened condensed milk
zest of 1 lime

Crust:  Mix ingredients together well and press into bottom and up the sides of a 9" pie plate.  Bake at 325 degrees F. for 10 minutes.
Filling:  whisk egg yolks, add remaining ingredients and mix well.  Pour into baked shell.  Bake at 325 degrees F. for 12-15 minutes or until centre is set.  Let cool completely before serving.  When serving, if desired, top each slice with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of lime zest. 

Monica

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13 Comments:

At April 13, 2011 at 6:49 AM , Blogger Duncan D. Horne said...

and sounds pretty simple to make too!

Duncan In Kuantan

 
At April 13, 2011 at 7:27 AM , Blogger Pegasuslegend said...

Key lime pie is almost a staple in florida its the only pie you will find in every store and resturant in Key West from Miami all the way south to the Key Biscayne West, everyone has a diffferent version... this pie recipe sounds delicious, we are growing a key lime tree and it has buds on it now will have to book mark this one!

 
At April 13, 2011 at 7:45 AM , Blogger Pk Hrezo said...

YUM! Sounds wonderful!

 
At April 13, 2011 at 8:35 AM , Blogger Liz P said...

This is definitely something I want to learn to make. I absolutely love Key Lime Pie. I had it in Florida many years ago, and it was the best I ever had.

 
At April 13, 2011 at 9:20 AM , Blogger Anne K. Albert said...

A fav for our family...memories of the Caribbean. Warm breezes as the sun sets...dinner at a beach restaurant...and key lime pie for dessert.

Thank you for the wonderful memories!

 
At April 13, 2011 at 10:06 AM , Blogger Amy Wood said...

This sounds delicious. A great recipe for me to try this spring/summer!

 
At April 13, 2011 at 11:02 AM , Blogger TheyCallMeVarmit said...

this sounds yummy, and easy to make. Will have to make it for my daughter.

 
At April 13, 2011 at 11:11 AM , Blogger shelly said...

You know, Sweetman's been testing some of your recipes.

 
At April 13, 2011 at 2:18 PM , Blogger Ann said...

I love pies with a crushed biscuit base.
Another great addition to the new recipe book bought to pilfer your recipes!

 
At April 13, 2011 at 3:02 PM , Blogger Kristal Lee said...

Your recipe sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing it.

 
At April 14, 2011 at 12:32 AM , Blogger Kathy said...

Congratulations on the Beautiful Mommy writer award!!! So rightly deserved!!!

 
At April 17, 2011 at 2:13 PM , Blogger Suzanne said...

Or you can use the whites from the 4 yolks and make a meringue for the top. I think that's the traditional way.

 
At April 17, 2011 at 7:51 PM , Blogger Margaret Hall said...

Wow!! We can just gain pounds READING your blog..lol...I love key lime pie..THANKS for posting it~!

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