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Lime Chiffon Pie

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Pie
Servings: 
1

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