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    Americana Key Lime Pie

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Thoroughly mix gelatin, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt in saucepan.
    2. 2
      Beat together egg yolks, lime juice, and water; stir into gelatin mixture.
    3. 3
      Cook and stir over medium heat just till mixture comes to boiling.
    4. 4
      Remove from heat; stir in grated peel.
    5. 5
      Add food coloring sparingly to tint pale green.
    6. 6
      Chill, stirring occasionally, until the mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon.
    7. 7
      Beat egg whites till soft peaks form; gradually add 1/2 c sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
    8. 8
      Fold gelatin mixture into egg whites.
    9. 9
      Fold in whipped cream.
    10. 10
      Pile into cooled baked pastry shell.
    11. 11
      Chill till firm.
    12. 12
      Spread with more whipped cream; edge with grated lime peel.
    13. 13
      Sprinkle chopped pistachio nuts in center.
    14. 14
      Garnish with thinly sliced lime placed in whipped cream mounds around edge of pie.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 07, 2010

      55

      This is one of my tried and true recipes I have used for years. Everyone always asks for the recipe. I garnish with very thinly sliced limes and grated lime (see pic). I do not add additional whipping cream--I think it is too much. The result is a beautiful, yummy dish! Thanks for posting!

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    • on February 03, 2008

      55

      I am a Key Lime Pie fanatic and all I can say is WOW! I had never made this pie before and enjoyed the taste testing and the beautiful colors. I highly recommend this recipe if you are a Lime lover!

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    • on May 29, 2005

      55

      This is the first time ever that I have made and eaten a Lime Pie and I could't stop myself from pinching the filling before filling the pie crusts. I used the juice and zest of 2 Tahitian Lime and made sure that the eggs I used were very fresh. I accidentally left some egg whites in the yolks but these cooked white and I could see them to remove it. For step 6, please remember to stir occasionally as you want to have a smooth gelatine mixture when you mix it with the egg white. This is enough to make a 9inch pie. I had problems with my crust so ended up with a 9 inch and a 7 inch pie. I'm very glad I made this. My hubby loves the pie and he doesn't like limes. ;-)

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    Nutritional Facts for Americana Key Lime Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (165 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 406.9
     
    Calories from Fat 208
    51%
    Total Fat 23.2 g
    35%
    Saturated Fat 11.5 g
    57%
    Cholesterol 165.0 mg
    55%
    Sodium 247.0 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 44.5 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 33.8 g
    135%
    Protein 6.9 g
    13%

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    lime peel

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