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Lime Angel Pie

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime 2 Teaspoon, grated
  Grated lime peel 2 Teaspoon
  Green food coloring 1 Teaspoon
  Pastry shell 1
  Baked 9 inch pastry shell 1
  Cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Whipping)
  Confectioners sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon (10X, Confectioners' Powdered)
Directions

MAKING
1 On top of a double boiler, combine 1/2 cup of sugar, gelatin, salt and vanilla.
2 In a small bowl,beat egg yolks slightly .
3 Stir in water and lime juice; stir into the gelatin mixture.
4 Cook, stirring constantly, over simmering water for 10 minutes, or until the gelatin dissolves and mixture coats a metal spoon.
5 Strain into a small bowl; stir in lime peel and a drop or two of food coloring to tint green.
6 Chill, stirring several times until as thick as an unbeaten egg white.
7 In a large bowl,beat egg whites until foamy-white and double in the volume.
8 Sprinkle in remaining 1/2 cup sugar, a tablespoon at a time, beating constantly until meringue stands in firm peaks.
9 Place the bowl of meringue in a pan partly filled with ice and water.
10 Fold thickened gelatin mixture into meringue until the mixture mounds on a spoon.
11 Spoon into the pastry shell and chill for 3 to 4 hours, or until firm.
12 Just before serving, in a medium-size bowl beat cream and 10X sugar until stiff; spoon over the filling.

SERVING
13 Sprinkle with grated lime peel(optional).Serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Lime
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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