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Key Lime Pie

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Cooking time

Prep: 2 hours Cook: 35 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

1 pie

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Ingredients

Base:

  • 105g whole wheat cracker crumbs
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 5 tbsp unsalted melted butter

Filling:

  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 397g an condensed milk
  • 115ml key lime juice
  • 2 tsp grated lime zest

Topping:

  • 240ml whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • Lime slices, for decoration

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 190'C/375'C/Gas mark 5. Lightly coat a tart tin with a non-stick spray. To prepare the base, mix the whole cracker crumbs, the sugar and melted butter. Spread in tin and around the sides.

  2. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and leave to cool. To prepare filling, beat egg yolks in bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually add condensed milk, beat until pale and add lime juice and lime zest.

  3. Pour filling in tin and bake for a further 15 minutes or until filling is set. Remove from oven and place on wire rack to cool completely. Cover and refrigerate for 4-6hours.

  4. About 15-20mins before serving whip cream and sugar in a bowl until stiff but creamy. Transfer to piping bag and decorate the edges of pie. Decorate with lime slices and serve.

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