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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Whipped Key Lime Pie

This Frozen Key Lime Pie is a sure thing. It’s the perfect dessert for summer entertaining. The texture is fantastic (like soft ice cream). The cool lime custard filling is sweet, tart, and refreshing. Then topped with Whipped Cream makes it a pie lovers dream. And best of all, you can make it all ahead of time. Enjoy Good Food

makes one 9" pie, serves 8
what you need:
  Graham Cracker Crust homemade or store bought
1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon finely shredded Key lime peel or lime peel
1/2 cup Key lime juice or lime juice
2 cups whipping cream
  Finely shredded Key lime peel or lime peel (optional)

How to make it
Prepare Graham Cracker Crust. Cover and chill about 1 hour or until firm.

For filling, in a medium bowl combine sweetened condensed milk, the 1 teaspoon lime peel, and lime juice. In another medium bowl beat 1 cup of the cream with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Fold whipped cream into lime mixture. Spoon filling evenly into crust-lined pie plate. Cover and freeze for 2 to 4 hours or until firm. Keep remaining cream chilled until ready to serve.
To serve, remove pie from freezer. In a medium bowl beat remaining 1 cup cream on medium speed until soft peaks form (tips curl). Spread whipped cream over filling. If desired, sprinkle with additional lime peel. Keep Chilled Makes 8 servings.

Graham Cracker Crust

what you need:

1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup melted butter

In a medium bowl combine graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Drizzle with melted butter; toss gently to coat. Press mixture evenly onto bottom and side of a 9-inch pie plate.

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