Recipe Scene: Key Lime Pie

IMG_6159I remember eating this as a kid and loving it.  So when my lime tree went haywire recently and we were all a bit tired of lime curd I decided to make one.  However none of my recipe books had a recipe for it.  But I eventually found this recipe on www.taste.com.au and it’s a good one.  They used Granita or wholemeal biscuits for the crumb crust and added almond meal but I just used the good old Marie biscuits.

 

Ingredients

250 grams sweet biscuits

100 grams melted butter

4 eggs

395 gram tin condensed milk

2/3 cup / 160 mls cream

Finely grated rind and juice of 4 limes

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees C. Line the base of a springform tin with baking paper and lightly grease the sides with cooking spray.
  2. Process the biscuits until they resemble fine crumbs, add the butter and mix until well combined. Press into the base of the tin and 3 cm up the side.
  3. Pour the remaining ingredients into a jug and whisk until well combined. Pour into the crust, place on a tray and bake for 40-45 minutes or until set.
  4. Allow to cool completely, decorate and serve.

About Kate Delbridge 163 Articles
Kate works in local government as an occupational therapist but her heart is in the kitchen. When she’s not looking through cookbooks Kate gardens, reads, sees films, listens to music and catches up with mates. She loves cooking mainly because it gives her an excuse to eat.

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