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Lime Chiffon Pie

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  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), divided
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs), whipped
  Baked 9 inch pastry shell 1

Combine gelatin and 1/2 cup sugar in a heavy saucepan.
In a small bowl lightly beat egg yolks, add lime juice and water.
Add mixture to gelatin mixture, stir well.
Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens.
Remove from heat.
Combine egg whites (at room temperature) and salt, beat until foamy.
Gradually add remaining 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold meringue and whipped cream into gelatin mixture, spoon mixture into pastry shell.
Chill until firm.
Garnish pie with remaining whipped cream.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3366 Calories from Fat 1869

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 209 g321.7%

Saturated Fat 123 g614.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1508.8 mg502.9%

Sodium 1442.6 mg60.1%

Total Carbohydrates 285 g95.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.28 g1.1%

Sugars 233.4 g

Protein 43 g85.2%

Vitamin A 20.2% Vitamin C 35.5%

Calcium 82.1% Iron 21.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lime Chiffon Pie Recipe