Key Lime Meringue Pie Made With No Condensed Milk

Recipe by Lorraine of AZ
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine 1-1/2 cups sugar with the cornstarch and salt in a 2-quart saucepan. Add egg yolks, lime juice and cold water. Blend well. Add butter, and gradually add boiling water.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in zest and food coloring, Remove from heat and cool 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, beat egg whites with electric mixer on number 1 speed till frothy. Add cream of tartar and whip until soft peaks form. Continue on number 4 speed, gradually adding remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Pour cooled filling into pie shell. Lightly pile meringue on filling and spread to edges. Bake 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Cool completely before serving.
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