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Lime Chiffon Pie

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  9 inch baked pie shell 1 (Toasted Coconut Crust / Butter Crunch Crust)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated lime peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Green food color 3 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Bake pie shell.
Stir together 1/2 cup sugar and the gelatin in small saucepan.
Blend egg yolks, water and lime juice; stir into sugar mixture.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, just until mixture boils.
Stir in lime peel and food color.
Refrigerate, stirring occasionally, until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon.
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy.
Beat in 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time; continue beating until stiff and glossy.
Do not under-beat.
Fold lime mixture into meringue; pile into pie shell.
Refrigerate until set, at least 3 hours.
If desired, serve with sweetened whipped cream.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1652 Calories from Fat 631

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 73 g111.8%

Saturated Fat 25 g125.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 845.9 mg282%

Sodium 1215.5 mg50.6%

Total Carbohydrates 200 g66.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 110.4 g

Protein 46 g91.9%

Vitamin A 20.1% Vitamin C 55.9%

Calcium 89.5% Iron 22.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lime Chiffon Pie Recipe