Key Lime Pie IX Recipe
- 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- ½ cup key lime juice
- 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 egg
- 1 (9 inch) prepared graham cracker crust
- 2 egg whites
- 4 tablespoons white sugar
step 1: In a medium bowl, blend together condensed milk, lime juice and zest. Mix in egg yolks and whole egg. Pour mixture into crust, then cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
step 2: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 3: To Make Meringue: In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until whites form stiff peaks. Spread meringue over pie, covering completely.
step 4: Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Chill before serving.