Key Lime Pie

 

Ingredients

    • 3/4 lb graham cracker crumbs
    • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup butter, melted
    • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
    • 3 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk
    • 5 egg yolks
    • 2 cups key lime juice
    • 2 cups heavy cream, for whipping
    • lime slices ( to garnish)

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine crumbs, brown sugar and melted butter. Press mixture 1/4 – 1/2 inch thick on bottom and sides of 10×2 inch pan. In another bowl,mix condensed milk, egg yolks and lime juice. on low speed of mixer until well blender. It should be creamy color and slightly thickened – about 2 minutes.
  2. Pour into prepared pan and bake in 350 degree over 18-24 minutes (pressing surface lightly with finger should leave a mark) Remove from oven and let cool. Refrigerate 6-8 hours before serving. Remove sides from springform pan. Garnish with shipped cream and fresh lime slices.
  3. The butter amount is 1/4 cup plus 1 Tablespoon.
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