American Pie Council

2017 Professional Entry

 

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie
Dionna Hurt, Citrus

Crust
3 c Graham cracker crumbs
½ c butter, melted
2-3 Tbl sugar
Place crumbs to lg mixing bowl, add butter and sugar, toss with fork. Pour into pie dish and press into bottom and up sides. Bake for 15 mins. Let cool.

Filling
3 egg yolks, beaten
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 ½ tea key lime zest
1/2 cup key lime juice
1 graham cracker crust
Directions
Combine the egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk and lime juice. Mix well. Pour into unbaked graham cracker shell.
Refrigerate 3 hours. Garnish with whipped cream and key lime zest.