The bulk of Key Lime Pie recipes contain a combination of egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk too substitution lime juice inwards a graham cracker crust. Key Limes, smaller too tarter than Western Farsi limes, are absolutely a necessity inwards this recipe. One of our neighbors across the street from the bakery has substitution lime trees too oft shared alongside us to create a truthful Florida Key Lime Pie. How yummy they were!
But if I’m non able to larn a concur of local substitution limes, I’ll move the small-scale substitution limes establish inwards the hit sections at the local market. I tin say you, juicing those petty guys is fourth dimension consuming but worth it. No access to fresh substitution limes? I convey had first-class success using the bottled substitution lime juice. Just create certain it is substitution lime juice too non regular lime juice or yous volition convey lots of pucker faces at serving time. My favorite create is Nellie too Joe’s Key Lime Juice. Nellie too Joe’s also create a Mango Key Lime juice, which is my become to when making the Mango version of this pie.
Most traditional Key Lime Pies are made inwards a measure nine or 10-inch aluminum pan too expect really much similar other custard pies. I wanted to educate a Key Lime Pie for the bakery that was different. Florida is a large dry reason too nosotros convey a lot of Key Lime Pies yous know…
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I went on a “must discovery the best Key Lime Pie recipe adventure” to discovery a base of operations recipe that I could suit too create my ain version. I establish an article past times Bon Appetite an American Test Kitchen for a Triple Layer Key Lime Pie to move every bit the foundation. To this recipe, I tweaked the element measures too added my ain flair to come upwards up alongside the concluding recipe. I can’t say yous how many “test” pies that I made earlier I finally had the Sweet IRB Triple Decker Key Lime Pie.
- CINNAMON BROWN SUGAR CRUST
- 2 1/2 Cups of Graham Crackers Crumbs
- 1/4 loving cup of Dark Brown Sugar
- 2 Teaspoons of Cinnamon or to taste
- 1 Stick of Melted Butter
- 1 to two Tablespoons of Eggs Whites, room temp
- LAYER 1: THE BAKED LAYER
- 2 xiv ounce cans of Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 Cup of KEY Lime Juice
- 8 Eggs Yolks, room temp
- 1/2 Cup of Sour Cream, room temp
- LAYER 2: THE CHILLED LAYER (see notes)
- 8 ounces of Cream Cheese, soften
- 1/2 Cup of Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1/4 Cup of Key Lime Juice
- 1/4 Cup of Sour Cream, room temp
- 2 Tablespoons of Granulated Sugar
- LAYER 3: KEY LIME WHIPPED CREAM
- 1 1/2 Cups of Heavy Cream, really cold
- 2 Tablespoons of Sugar
- 2 Tablespoons of Key Lime Juice
This recipe is for a nine or 10-inch saltation shape pan. If making inwards a nine inch pan, but banking concern annotation yous volition convey taller layers.
STEP 1: PREPARE the SPRING FORM PAN
Place parchment newspaper on the bottom of the saltation shape pan. Set the "ring" of the saltation shape on move past times of the parchment newspaper too unopen to seal approximately the bottom of the saltation form. Trim the parchment newspaper on the exterior every bit unopen to the pan every bit yous tin get. This volition ensure that yous tin elevator the pie off the bottom of the saltation from pan alongside ease.
Wrap the exterior of the saltation from pan inwards aluminum foil to forbid whatever leakage during baking.
STEP 2: MAKE the CRUST
H5N1 quick banking concern annotation on the structure of the crust. Your kitchen climate volition behave on the amounts of the liquid yous need. If yous convey a to a greater extent than humid kitchen, yous volition move less than if yous are inwards a drier climate. If yous tin pinch the mixture together too it stays together, yous are ready. The egg whites inwards this mixture, assistance the crust's stability too hit non lawsuit taste.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a really large bowl, combine too toss the graham crackers, nighttime brownish saccharide too cinnamon.
Make a good inwards the middle of the dry out mixture.
Start adding the melted butter into the good too alongside either a wooden spoon or past times mitt contain the melted butter into the dry out mixture. Add butter until yous tin pinch the dry out mix together too it volition concur together.
Add the egg whites to the mixture too mix well. Once the egg whites are added, yous remove to piece of job speedily to motility the prepared crust mixture inwards to the saltation shape too shape the crust or the mixture volition start to dry out out.
Working from the bottom of the saltation form, motility the crust mixture approximately to comprehend the bottom first. Work the crust mixture upwards the sides of the saltation shape all the means to the border of the ring.
Use either the bottom of a drinking glass or dry out mensurate loving cup to press downwardly on the bottom, sides too peculiarly where the bottom of the pan too sides come upwards together. This volition assistance yous attain a prissy fifty-fifty too packed crust.
Move to the oven too bake for fifteen minutes.
STEP 3: THE BAKED LAYER
Add the 8 egg yolks to a large drinking glass bowl. Using a wire whisk, whisk the yolks for near a minute. You volition desire the yolks prissy too creamy alongside some air incorporated into them. No remove to interruption out the mixer for this step. Just some practiced ole whisking past times mitt volition do.
Add the two cans of sweetened condensed milk to the mixture too move along to whisk until good blended.
Add the room temperature sour cream (1/2 cup) to the mixture too whisk. The sour cream, if non at room temperature volition clump, therefore create certain this too all ingredients are at room temp.
Pour the substitution lime juice into the mixture too move along to whisk. You volition notice that the mixture volition laid about to slightly thicken. This is the reaction of the acid inwards the substitution lime juice too the sweetened condensed milk. Whisk the mixture until good blended. You volition meet lots of air bubbles too that’s okay too.
Pour this mixture into the crust that is but coming out of the oven too alongside either a spatula or the dorsum of a spoon spread evenly over the bottom of the saltation form.
Bake inwards the 350-degree oven for xx minutes. The baked layer volition laid upwards too live laid all the means thru to the center.
Remove from the oven too cool completely earlier adding the chilled layer. Do Not refrigerate until the baked layer has completely cooled or yous volition innovate wet to the crust too crusade it to separate.
STEP 4: THE CHILLED LAYER
Using a mixer (stand or hand), cream the 8 ounces of cream cheese too two tablespoons of granulated saccharide until fluffy.
Add the room temperature 1/4 loving cup of sour cream. Remember mutual depression temperature sour cream volition create lumps! Mix well.
Add the 1/2 loving cup of sweetened condensed milk too mix well.
Add the 1/4 loving cup of substitution lime juice too mix well.
Move to the completely baked too cooled baked layer. Use a spatula or spoon to shine over layer one. Be certain to larn out room for the Key lime whipped topping, the chilled layer should exclusively come upwards up to near 3/4 to the top.
Chill inwards the fridge field yous create the Key Lime whipped cream
STEP 5: Key Lime Whipped Cream
Add the whipping cream to a create clean too preferably chilled bowl for mixing. I chill both the bowl too the beaters when making whipped cream.
Add saccharide too whip until yous convey soft to medium soft peaks. Do non whip to potent peaks.
Begin adding the substitution lime juice, this volition crusade the mixture to thicken. Very much similar the reaction inwards the baked layer. Also, the argue to non mix to potent peaks because the substitution lime juice alongside naturally thicken. Add the substitution lime juice a petty at a fourth dimension to larn the consistency yous prefer.
If yous desire to larn existent fancy, charge a pipping pocketbook alongside a 1D Tip too rosette the move past times of the pie. Scooping too spreading the substitution lime whipped cream industrial plant but every bit well!
Congratulations! You convey assembled the Triple Decker Key Lime Pie: The Sweet IRB Version
Remember to hold this pie really good chilled.
Now become catch a plate, knife too fork too dig in.
Store inwards a sealed container inwards the fridge for upwards to a week. Who are nosotros kidding, the pie volition non finally that long.
This recipe create a really large pie, therefore if yous remove to freeze but flash freeze too therefore wind inwards plastic. Store inwards a sealed container for upwards to vi months.
Almost 95% of the fourth dimension I move the Nellie too Joe's Key lime Juice. If yous move fresh substitution lime, but hold inwards mind, that the ripeness, tartness too lineament of your limes volition lawsuit the taste. Recipe updated 3/27/17. I converted the loving cup measurements inwards Layer 1 to cans to larn inwards easier to measure, no lawsuit to the texture or taste. Layer two measurements were adjusted therefore at that topographic point would non live extra layer 2. The previous mensurate was near double what was needed for the recipe. The middle layer should come upwards up to near 1 inch from the move past times to larn out room for the substitution lime whipped cream. Also, added that this tin live made inwards a 10" or nine " saltation pan
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