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    Non-traditional Key Lime Pie

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    4 hrs 15 mins

    4 hrs

    15 mins

    Danny Beason's Note:

    Prepared by Nashville's "Caterer to the Stars" Laure Jabus, YUM! Catering

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    Ingredients for crust

    Ingredients for the filling

    • 3 egg yolks (beaten for about 5 minutes until lemony in color and frothy)
    • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
    • 10 tablespoons fresh key lime juice (OR 5 TBS each regular lime juice and fresh lemon juice)
    • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest, preferably key limes

    Ingredients for whipped cream topping


    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Prepare the crust: Combine the graham cracker crumbs and butter in a mixing bowl and mix together for a crumbly crust.
    3. 3
      Press the mixture into an 8-inch pie pan.
    4. 4
      Bake the crust for 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Remove the crust from the oven, but leave the oven on.
    6. 6
      Meanwhile, prepare the filling.
    7. 7
      Combine the egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk in a mixing bowl and beat with a mixer at high speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
    8. 8
      Gradually beat in the lime juice and zest.
    9. 9
      Pour the mixture into the crust.
    10. 10
      Bake the pie for 8 minutes, or until the filling is set and an inserted skewer comes out clean and hot to the touch.
    11. 11
      Remove the pie from the oven.
    12. 12
      Set the pie on a rack to cool to room temperature.
    13. 13
      Refrigerate the pie, uncovered, for at least four hours before serving.
    14. 14
      When ready to serve, make the whipped topping.
    15. 15
      Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and beat on high until whipped cream stands in peaks.
    16. 16
      Place on top of pie and serve!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 06, 2012


      Since I didn't have key lime, I used 5 tbs each lime juice and lemon juice. I had to bake it longer, maybe 15 more minutes. Cause the filling was not cooked through. The taste is wonderful. With or without the whipped cream topping. Thanks Danny :) Made for Bargain Basement tag game

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    Nutritional Facts for Non-traditional Key Lime Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (934 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2922.2
    Calories from Fat 1765
    Total Fat 196.1 g
    Saturated Fat 119.8 g
    Cholesterol 1121.5 mg
    Sodium 628.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 261.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    Sugars 242.7 g
    Protein 44.8 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    cinnamon graham cracker crumbs

    lime zest

    lime zest

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