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Key Lime Pie

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin powder 1⁄4 Ounce
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lime juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lime peel 2 Teaspoon
  Green food coloring 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 4
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baked 9 inch pie shell 1
  Whipped cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnish)
Directions

Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in saucepan.
Let stand 5 minutes.
Add egg yolks.
Beat well.
Add first amount of sugar, lime juice, salt, lime peel.
Beat to mix.
Tint a pale green.
Heat and stir until boiling then remove from heat.
Chill until mixture will leave a mound when spooned.
Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
Add second amount of sugar gradually while continuing to beat until stiff peaks form.
Fold gelatin mixture into egg whites.
Beat cream until stiff.
Fold into filling.
Turn into pie shell.
Chill well.
Garnish with additional whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 693 Calories from Fat 391

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.8%

Saturated Fat 23.6 g118%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 288.7 mg96.2%

Sodium 561.1 mg23.4%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 29.7 g

Protein 9 g17.7%

Vitamin A 4.5% Vitamin C 11.3%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 5.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Key Lime Pie Recipe