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Key Lime Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Fresh Or Bottled)
  Grated lime rind/Lemon 1
  Baked 9-inch pie shell 1
  Meringue pie topping 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Combine the sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan and gradually stir in the water. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Gradually stir the mixture into the beaten egg yolks, return to low heat and cook, stirring, two minutes.
2. Stir in the butter, lime juice and rind and cool slightly. Pour into the baked pastry shell and cool.
3. Top with meringue and brown in the oven.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lime
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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