Key Lime Pie for Jeremy


Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Key Lime Pie is a famous speciality from the Keys region of southern Florida.

This delicious tart is usually made with Key limes - a special variety. But in this simplified version, normal limes will work perfectly well.
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Last modified on: September 30th 2012

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For 1 pie, you will need:

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1 hour 35 min.2 hours15 min.3 hours 50 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 hour
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Squeeze 4 limes, which should give you about 125 ml of juice.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Add the zest of one lime to the juice.

Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F).

Stage 4
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Put 4 egg yolks into a food-processor bowl.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Beat on maximum speed for about 5 minutes until the yolks plump up a little in volume.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Reduce the beater speed slightly and slowly pour in 400 g sweetened condensed milk.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Reduce the beater speed further and slowly pour in the lime juice and zest.

Stage 8
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Continue beating for a few more minutes until the mixture is fairly light.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Pour this filling into the tart case.

Stage 10 - 15 min.
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Cook for 10-15 minutes, just until the filling sets (check this by shaking the dish gently from side to side).

Stage 11 - 2 hours
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Leave to cool, then cover with stretch plastic film and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Stage 12 - 15 min.
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Just before serving, cover the top with rosettes of Chantilly (whipped cream).

Stage 13
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Your Key lime pie is ready.

Stage 14
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
You can replace if you prefer, like Jeremy, Chantilly cream by a meringue French or Italian, so in that case brown the top like in a pear and lime meringue pie.
Remarks
This recipe is very well known in the USA and is typical of the South. There are many different variations: with meringue topping instead of cream, crushed biscuits and butter instead of pastry, etc.

You can find mediocre versions all over Florida. These are ususally over-sweet, artificially flavoured and green coloured. Now, a good Key lime pie is not green!
Keeping
A few hours in the fridge, protected with plastic film.
Source
Based on a recipe by Stephanie Jaworski.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
15,078 Kcal or 63,129 Kj247 gr1,333 gr973 gr
754 %95 %126 %147 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,101 Kcal or 4,610 Kj18 gr97 gr71 gr
55 %7 %9 %11 %
Per pie
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
15,078 Kcal or 63,129 Kj247 gr1,333 gr973 gr
754 %95 %126 %147 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk, Egg, Nuts
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 pie : 5.82 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: St Tropez tart, Strawberry Verveine Tart , European glass, Warm apple feuillantines, Cranachan, ... All
Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio custard tart, Pear tart with almond cream, Tatin apple diplomat tart, Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mint, Pear and lime meringue pie, ... All
Egg yolkEgg yolk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), Fish in white wine, Little lemon biscuits, Chocolate cream, Panettone, ... All
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  • Thank you, I will try this recipe soon. I always try your recipes.
    Manal
    Posted by Manal september 30th 2012 at 12:32 n° 1
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