Key Lime Pie

How much whipped cream is too much?

The perfect balance of tart and sweet!

How much whipped cream is too much whipped cream? This gorgeous gluten-free Key Lime Pie is the perfect balance of sweet & tart. A friend made this pie and while there’s not much healthy about it, it is awfully yummy!

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key lime pie
Key Lime Pie

Recipe

Key Lime Pie
 
How much whipped cream is too much whipped cream? This gorgeous gluten-free Key Lime Pie is the perfect balance of sweet & tart. A friend made this pie and while there's not much healthy about it, it is awfully yummy!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Gluten-Free
Ingredients
Crust:
  • 1½ cups gluten free graham-style crackers, ground fine in a food processor
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 oz unsalted butter, melted
Filling:
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice (Note: we used Persian limes instead of the harder-to-find Key Limes and it works perfectly!)
  • 4 egg yolks
Whipped Cream
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
Crust:
  1. Mix all crust ingredients
  2. Press into a 9 inch pie plate
  3. Bake at 375° for approximately 8 minutes until lightly browned
  4. Cool
Filling:
  1. Whisk together lime juice, zest, and yolks
  2. Whisk in condensed milk
  3. Pour into prepared crust
  4. Bake for 15 minutes
  5. Cool completely
  6. Chill in refrigerator until cold
Whipped cream:
  1. Beat all ingredients in a mixer with a whisk attachment until soft peaks form
  2. Top chilled pie with whipped cream

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