Rose's Key Lime Pie

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Roses Key Lime Pie




Sweet Flaky Crust:


1 1/3 cups of All-purpose flour


1/8 tsp of salt


1/8 tsp of baking powder


1 tablespoon of white sugar


1 stick of butter, chilled & cubed


3 oz of cold cubed cream cheese


2 1/2 tablespoons of heavy cream


3 tsp of cider vinegar


Pie weights or baking beans & tinfoil


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2. Form crust and gently place tinfoil in crust, then lay pie weights. Bake for 15 minutes at 350.




Filling:


4 egg yolks


1 egg white


1/2 cup of Nellie & Joes Famous Key Lime Juice


14 oz of condensed milk


3 tsp of grated lime rind


1/2 tsp of cream of tartar


3 drops of green food coloring


1. Separate 4 eggs, separating one egg white completely separate (4 egg yolks, 3 egg whites,1 egg white)


2. In a mixing bowl whisk Egg Yolks. Then add Condensed Milk, Key Lime Juice, & Rind.


3. Whisk 1 egg yolk until thick and add to Key Lime Filling. Whisk all together. Add Food Coloring.


4. Pour in flash baked pie crust.




Meringue:


3 egg whites


1 cup of white sugar


1/2 tsp of cream of tartar


1 1/2 tsp of rose water


3 drops of red food coloring.


1. Beat 3 egg whites & cream of tartar until foamy.


2. Add Rose Water.


3. Gradually, while mixing, add sugar. Add Food Coloring.


4. Switch to a hand mixer and beat until stiff.


5. Lay on top of key lime filling and seal to edges of the pie crust.


6. Dust the crust with beaten egg mixture.


7. In a 350 degree Pre-Heated oven bake for 15-20 minutes, or until meringue is browned.


8. Refrigerate over night.


Created: Mar 04, 2012

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