Best key lime pie easy recipe
Key lime pie recipe, A base of reconstituted shortbread cookies, lime cream and whipped cream (for a 9 inch pie plate) 10 - 12 parts
Graham crackers, speculoos etc..
unsalted and melted
Sweetened condensed milk
2 cans (397 g)
Full fat 30% and cold
For the base of the reconstituted cookie
Preheat the oven to 356°F / 180°C with the fan oven.
Start by finely mixing the shortbread cookies in a electric mixer until you have a cookie powder.
Melt the soft butter in a saucepan over medium heat or in the microwave.
Mix together the melted butter and cookie powder in a bowl with a wooden spoon until the cookies have soaked into the butter.
Pour this mixture into a 9 inch diameter pie plate and press down with your hands or with the back of a tablespoon to form the pie crust.
Bake for about 7 - 10 minutes, then let cool completely to room temperature.
Preparation of the filling
Preheat the oven to 320°F / 160°C fan oven.
Place the sweetened condensed milk with the sour cream, lime juice and zest in a bowl and mix with a whisk until you have a smooth cream.
Pour this mixture into the pie plate containing the crust cookie crumb and smooth the top with an angled spatula.
Bake for about 15-20 minutes until the cream firms up.
Let the pie cool at room temperature for about 20 minutes before placing the pie in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
Preparation of the whipped cream
Place the cold heavy cream with the confectioner's sugar in a bowl and beat with an electric whisk at medium speed for about 5 minutes. Until you obtain a firm whipped cream.
Fill a pastry bag fitted with a star tip with whipped cream and decorate the inside of the tart.
Add lime pieces and sprinkle with lime zest.
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