Key Lime Pie

This is a take on the American classic and is so tasty. You might think it looks a little difficult with all the different layers but trust me it’s not, it is easy, just remember to stay organised and read the whole recipe first.

Prep Time: 1 – 2 Hours

Cook Time: 20 Mins in the oven

Portions: 8 Slices

Ingredients

  • 175g Digestive Biscuits
  • 80g Butter
  • 40g Caster Sugar
  • 3 Egg Yolks
  • 2 Limes Zested
  • The Juice from 4 Limes
  • 1 Can of Condensed Milk
  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 80g Caster Sugar
  • 1 TSP Vanilla

Equipment you will need

  • 1 Sauce Pan
  • 2 Bowls
  • Spatula/Wooden Spoon
  • Kitchen Mixer/ Electric Wisk
  • Tart Case/ Cake tin with removeable bottom and sides
  • Piping Bag (Optional)

Method

  1. First preheat your oven to 180c and get your tin ready
  2. First you need to make your biscuit base, so take your butter and melt in a sauce pan and crush your biscuits in to fine pieces. Now your butter is melted pour this into your biscuits and mix together and press into your tin and put to one side
  3. Now you can make your middle filling. Whisk your egg yolks until they become fluffy and light in colour then add your condensed milk, lime zest and lime juice then mix together and pour on top of your biscuit base and put to one side
  4. You can now make your meringue topping. So take your egg whites and whisk on a high speed until they form stiff pecks. Then slowly add you sugar a table spoon at a time whiles continuing to whisk until you mix is thick and glossy. You can now top your pie with this in any way you like
  5. It’s now time to back, this will take approximately 20 mins or until your meringue is golden brown
  6. Now it’s cooked let it cool completely in the fridge then cut and enjoy your taste of America

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