Key lime pie

A delicious American dessert classic of Florida, an area where lime trees grow abundant. Lime is a mix between lemon and cedar. This Key Lime Pie is a refreshing and light dessert, perfect for a fish dinner and for summer.

Ingredients

  • digestive biscuits 250 grams
  • sugar 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • condensed milk 400 millilitres
  • eggs 4 yolks
  • lime juice 100 millilitres
  • jam lime jam
  • butter 100 grams
  • whipping cream 250 millilitres
Information
60 minutes Total time
15 minutes Active time
Serves 8 persons
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Preparation

Finely grind Digestive biscuits, mix with melted butter, one spoon of sugar and mix well. Press mixture into cake tin. Whisk yolks for 5 minutes, then add condensed milk, lemon juice and grated lime zest. Pour the mixture over the base and bake at 180°CC for 15 min. Once cold, spread on surface a thin layer of lime jam. Decorate with whipped cream.

Tips
Dry biscuits are perfect for making cheesecakes bases, as they combine very well with butter, that must be at room temperature.
Trivia
Lime is a fresh fruit, perfect to be used for summer desserts. In Florida, in the Key West area, the weather is really hot: this dessert is the answer for who's looking for something nice and cool! Moreover, lime juice is known for its purifying and disinfectant properties and for being a remedy against sickness.

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