Key Lime Pie X8 Reviews
- Prep: 30 min
- Cook: 5 min
- Ready In: 35 min
“This is the traditional Floridian pie, except made with less fat. It is delicious!” - by Jen
Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch pie
- In a medium bowl, mix cornflake crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and melted margarine until well blended . Press mixture into a 9 inch pie plate. Refrigerate until set.
- In a large bowl, mix sweetened condensed milk, lime juice, lemon juice and yellow food coloring until creamy. Pour into crust and refrigerate until set.
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add 6 tablespoons white sugar, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pie, covering completely.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 5 minutes, or until meringue is golden brown.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 252 cal
- 4.3 g
- 48.1 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (8)Rate This Recipe
"If I could rate it a negative I would! I did not care for this recipe. I am a pastry chef and was checking things out and since I had someone that I can't eat much fat I thought I would try it. I ..." See morefollowed it to a tee and was terribly disappointed! The taste of it was fake and it's supposed to be Key Lime Pie but it used LEMON JUICE? I thought that is really took away for the limey taste. Of course this is what we were looking for! Save your self the time, and agrivation. Don't bother with this recipe! "
"Not only did my meringue "weep" terribly but this pie failed to stay together at all when served and the crust was one of those that sticks in the teeth. Still, it tasted good and although I was emba..." See morerrassed to serve such a mess, my family ate the whole thing. Next time I will try the Never Ever Fail Meringue."
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