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Key-Lime Meringue Pie

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Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup oil

Pie filling:

  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 ounces key lime juice

For the Meringue:

  • 12 egg whites
  • 3/4 sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tarter

I used a simple pie crust: 1 cup of flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup oil, 1/4 cup water. Mix with fork.

Put in plastic wrap and squish to the size if your pie plate. Poke with fork. Gently bake for a few minutes until crust looks dry. Set aside.

Bake Crust First - until Dry

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The recipe on the bottle was 4 yolks, 1 14 oz can. sweetened condensed milk. After these are mixed, then add the juice.

Bake 350 for 20 minutes. The recipe is on the bottle.

Mix Egg Yolks and Sweetened Condensed Milk

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Mix Key Lime Juice with Yolks

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Pour into pie shell and bake for 20 minutes.

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While the pie is baking, whip the egg whites until they are glossy. Add the cream of tartar, then add the sugar slowly. I added some sugar, whipped it in. Then, repeated that process until my cup of sugar was mixed in.

Whip Whites Until Gloss - add Cream of Tartar

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Whip Whites Until Glossy - then Cream of Tarter

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Add Sugar Slowly

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Clean Blades

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Pour Whites on Pie - Bake 10 Minutes

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I Baked 2 Minutes Longer for More Browning

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