Betty's Double Good Double Lime Pie

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Jan. 10, 2015

Betty demonstrates how to make a Double Lime Pie. This pie contains lime juice and also lime gelatin.

Ingredients

Vanilla wafer pie crusts 9 Inch
Lime gelatin 1 Packet (Small)
Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Lime zest 2 Teaspoon
Lime juice 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sweetened condensed milk 14 Ounce
Whipping cream 1 Pint , divided (whipped with ¼ cup confectioner's (icing) sugar until stiff)
Green coloring 3 Drop (optional)
Fresh lime 1 , slice (8 slices)

Directions

Making

Making

In boiling water, dissolve lime gelatin. Allow it to cool to room temperature.

Stir in lime zest and lime juice. Add sweetened condensed milk, stirring until blended. 

Chill mixture until slightly thickened, stir it occasionally. 

Take a medium-sized bowl, pour thickened mixture into it. 

Fold in one-half of the sweetened whipped cream, saving the remainder for garnish. 

Stir a few drops of green food coloring into the gelatin mixture, if desired. 

Pour gelatin mixture into cooled 9-inch vanilla wafer pie crust. 

Refrigerate for about 3 or 4 hours, until it sets. 

Remove from refrigerator and cut into 8 equally-sized wedges.

Place a dollop of reserved sweetened whipped cream on the top of each pie wedge. 

Place a fresh lime slice on top of each of the dollops of whipped cream. 

Serving

Serve immediately, or refrigerate until serving time.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 400Calories from Fat 228

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.5%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 87 mg3.63%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 31 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet