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                     KEY LIME PIE-PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pies                             Desserts
                 Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      tablespoon    Unflavored gelatin
                         Few drops green food colorin
      1/2  cup           Sugar
    4                    Egg whites
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt
      1/2  cup           Sugar
    4                    Egg yolks
    1      cup           Heavy cream -- whipped
      1/2  cup           Lime juice
    1                    9-inch baked pie shell
      1/4  cup           Water
    1      teaspoon      Lime peel -- grated
 
 1. Thoroughly mix the gelatin, sugar, and salt in a saucepan. 2. Beat together
the egg yolks, lime juice, and water; stir into the gelat mixture. Cook over
medium heat, stirring constantly, just until the mixtur comes to a boil. Remove
from the heat; stir in the grated peel. 3. Add the food coloring sparingly to
give a pale green color. Chill, stirring occasionally, until the mixture mounds
slightly when dropped from a spoon. 4. Beat the egg whites until soft peaks
form; gradually add 1/2 cup sugar, beating to stiff peaks.5. Fold the gelatin
mixture into the egg whites; fold in the whipped cream Pile into the pastry
shell. Chill until firm. 6. Spread with additional whipped cream and edge with
grated lime.
 
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