Delicious Key Lime Pie
|Unflavored gelatin||1 Tablespoon|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Eggs||4 , separated|
|Lime juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated lime peel||1 Teaspoon|
|Green food coloring||3 Drop|
|Whipping cream||1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped|
|Baked 9 inch pie shell||1|
Mix gelatin, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt in saucepan.
Beat egg yolks, lime juice, and water together; stir into gelatin mixture.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to boil.
Remove from heat; stir in grated peel.
Add enough coloring for pale-green color.
Chill, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
Add remaining sugar gradually; beat until stiff peaks form.
Fold gelatin mixture into egg whites; fold in whipped cream.
Spoon into pastry shell; chill untilfirm.
Spread with additional whipped cream; sprinkle additional grated lime peel around edge of pie.