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Lime Chiffon Pie

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 4
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lime rind 1 Teaspoon
  Baked pastry shell 9 Inch
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated chocolate 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Soften gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water.
Beat egg yolks in top of double boiler until thick and lemon col- ored; add 1/2 cup sugar, lime juice and salt.
Cook, stirring, until smooth and thickened; stir in gelatin until dissolved.
Add lime rind; chill until custard be- gins to thicken.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; beat in remaining sugar.
Fold egg whites into custard.
Mound into pastry shell; cover with whipped cream.
Garnish with chocolate.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Party

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