Meanwhile, beat egg whites with electric mixer on number 1 speed till frothy. Then dump everything out onto the parchment-lined baking tray and knead the rest of the glucose through the sugar. !Anyway, Lime pie. Here you'll find original recipes that warm the body and the soul, recipes of the sort to become a family tradition in your family as well as mine. Hello Jean, I'm glad to hear you are feeling better! I wouldn’t say No to one with meringue, but I really prefer it with whipped cream. I'm not a cream fan and can only face small quantities, so I think I'd have it with meringue and then you'd want some sharpness to offset the sweetness. Sounds delicious to me. Hope your month is going well. Despite multiple resources there are always some ingredients that remain elusive. But I prefer cream. YUM! xo Dianaps- Thanks for popping by to visit my blog!! (But that's not why I object to beet sugar!). Creamy, tangy key lime pie makes a delicious summer (or anytime!) Thank you, Martha! I much prefer things with less sugar Jean, now that I no longer eat things like Mike n Ike. Canned milk that has been cooked down a bit without the addition of sugar is called evaporated milk. So I put on my lab coat (figuratively speaking) and went to work. And food coloring of your choice. The closest I'd ever seen in most stores was coffee creamer, which isn't sweetened, and definitely not the same effect. So amazing. They will have more juice and better flavor than the big, pretty, rock-hard, evenly green limes. Thanks for sharing with us at the To Grandma's house link party - see you next week! Many years ago I knew someone who worked in a beet sugar factory. It’s not easy being green, you know – the limes, not me. I wonder whether unsweetened condensed milk would work? And combine as well as you can. We *love* tangy--it's our favorite flavor! I hope you'll like it as much as the recipe you lost. This does sound like a very fine alternative version to me. Thanks, Gloria! This one will be on the must-try list. I especially like it that no condensed milk is required so the fruit taste really stands out--cheaper and healthier without the condensed milk too. Thanks, Tarah! Key Lime Pie, a firm favourite for many :)All the best Jan. I've never tasted a single recipe with condensed milk that was not sickeningly sweet to me. Thanks for the visit! And, lucky for me Key Limes (the exact same as Mexican Limes) are almost literally “a dime a dozen” here and many friends grow them! 1 1/2 cups (4.5 ounces/128 grams—9 whole crackers) graham cracker crumbs, 5 tablespoons (2.5 ounces/71 grams) unsalted butter, melted. Can't believe I still haven't posted it. #TriumphantTales. Have a lovelyl week ahead! I have never been first. Pour the filling into the prebaked and completely cooled crust; bake. I like my recipe so well, I doubt that I'll ever order key lime pie in a restaurant again--unless I go to Key West! (And if it is less sweet, all the better, I like me some tanginess!). AND it's quite quick and easy. He never mentioned the smell, as I recall, but I suppose he was used to it. So, I looked further for a recipe. I don’t mind the original Key Lime Pie, mostly because it is a joyful childhood memory, like Hershey kisses! Angie, thanks. And I'm sure the meringue would be good, too! Jeanie, thank you. But to be perfectly accurate, we could just call my pie “Lime Pie.”. I'll take mine with whipped cream, please! I am FIRST!!!! A highlight of my childhood. Well, thank you, Rebecca! Sweetened condensed milk is not only difficult to find in Germany, but my daughter is lactose intolerant and can't digest it properly, so I try to avoid it if I possibly can. It is sweetened condensed milk. Grace, thank you. Cheers, In the US, Carole, all condensed milk contains sugar. Sometimes, it’s even served frozen. Some will stick to the sides of the bag. Thank you for your well wishes last week. You will need to wash your hands. It didn't come out high like the one with condensed milk. You can always count on me for a less sweet version of things! You'll also need the largest baking tray you have and line it with parchment paper. The only thing that would make a difference in the depth of the pie would be the volume of the filling. I was just getting ready to have a small slice of it. What size pie plate/pan did you use? This is caramel flavored, but now I can make fudge for Christmas. Hi, the pie was very good, the only thing I'm wondering what I did wrong because it is very low. You can alter the sweet/tart balance any way you like with my version. I don't MIND the condensed milk version but you are right -- sometimes they end up more sweet than tart and I love the tartness of a good key lime pie. I love that cake plate, too. Your pie looks absolutely delicious. The flavor was very good and I used key lime juice. St. Patrick's Day is very often celebrated in the US, whether you're Irish or not. Do you prefer your lime pie with whipped cream or meringue? But for some reason, I just had to have it in November! Thank you, Erica. Sweetened condensed milk is not only difficult to find in Germany, but my daughter is lactose intolerant and can't digest it properly, so I try to avoid it if I possibly can. Key lime pie with sweetened condensed milk is a super easy recipe and combines sweet and tart flavors into a delicious and satisfying dessert.. I’ve lived in Florida for almost 20 years now and first learned about the pie when I moved here. I hope you'll try it soon. absolutely love this Lime pie, delicious !! Ohhhh, 5 cleavers! I dragged the kids off to Kaufland today and between dealing with a whiny preschooler who wanted to go home and searching for the baby's missing shoe, I made several interesting finds. Also this meringue recipe is better than the one I used to make--simpler and never fails. That said, I can’t wait to try your version and I do prefer more tart than sweet when it comes to citrus. How mature of me! When I first saw the recipe for key lime pie, I was disappointed. Today, however, I made several very helpful discoveries. Hope you'll try it out on your family soon. Can't imagine why your graham cracker crust rose to the top if you followed the directions. It does make me happy when my experiments turn out right the first time! Thanks for sharing with #TriumphantTales Jean, do come back next week. Any idea why it didn't rise up? However, if you ever walk through, a sugar beet processing plant you will gag for several weeks thereafter. I am not, but I am American and I feel like this is a piece of my culture coming out. Thanks for the interesting facts here about the limes as well as condensed milk! Thank you, Phil. Looks delicious! Love this less sweeter version, Jean. Let me know how it goes! Thank you so much, Sandi. And sometimes I use a little unsweetened coconut in place of some of the crumbs. Thanks, Jean. It’s usually garnished with whipped cream and sprinkles of lime zest. This search takes into account your taste preferences. So, I looked further for a recipe. Margie, I always have, too. I have never eaten a key lime pie, but I can tell by the ingredient list that I'd love a piece sitting in front of me right now. I haven't had a slice of key lime pie (well, in this country the limes never were authentically 'key' limes) for many years. This makes me so happy! So this recipe must make a smaller amount of filling than your condensed milk recipe. I'll take mine with whipped cream as well, Jean! Love your #FullPlateThursday! Using lime sounds just as good though. And I'll eventually get around to posting my lemon meringue pie. I was eating my typical mid afternoon snack of pistachios while reading this recipe. Thanks, Maristella! Key Lime Pie is a dessert we really like but, invariably, find far too sweet. You must have done. 59,333 suggested recipes. Kate, thank you. I hope you're feeling much better. Since it turned out so well, I just had to share it with you. There's really nothing quite like it. And I do like limes, whether they are suffering from skin diseases or not. I hope you will! I like the touch of cinnamon in the crust, too. I can't quite believe I am the first to comment on this recipe, Jean. Thanks...and I like my own with whipped cream rather than meringue, too!Have a wonderful night.