Light-As-A-Cloud Key Lime Pie Extraordinaire

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READY IN: 5hrs 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 325°F.
  • For the crust; in a bowl mix together graham cracker crumbs with sugar and cinnamon; add in melted butter and mix to combine completely.
  • Press into a 9-inch pie plate.
  • Bake crust for 5 minutes; remove and cool completely.
  • Separate 3 eggs, then place the whites into a mixing bowl.
  • Reserve the yolks in another bowl; to the yolks add in 1 whole egg, lime juice, sweetened condensed milk; mix until smooth and completely combined, then mix in food colouring until combined.
  • Using an electric mixer beat egg whites with salt and cream of tartar until stiff but not dry; fold the beaten whites in the lime mixture.
  • Pour the filling into the partially baked pie crust.
  • Bake at 325°F for 10-15 minutes or until just set.
  • Let cool at room temperature then place in freezer for a minimum of 5 hours (or overnight).
  • Just before serving whip cream with confectioners' sugar (to taste).
  • Serve the pie decorated sweetened whipped cream and lime slices.
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