Key Lime Pie
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Key Lime Pie

If you’ve never made your own baked pie before, you’ll be amazed at how quick and easy this Key Lime Pie Recipe is.

Why not recreate this old time favourite with our Sugar and Crumbs Key Lime Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar.

What is Key Lime Pie ?

Above all this type of baked pie, is typically served for dessert. As a result, the crust is usually made of shortcrust pastry, key lime filling and a fluffy double cream topping.

Once the pie has cooled, it is best to eat the same day. However, you can keep it refrigerated up to 2-3 days. Avoid storing the pie outside of the refrigerator for more than 2 hours.

In addition, you can also try our other Natural Flavoured Icing Sugars! in our range, give them a delightful twist of flavour. Why not combine the flavours too.

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Ingredients

300g Hob Nobs or Ginger Nut Biscuits
150g Melted Butter
3 Egg Yolks
300ml Double Cream
1 Can (397g) Condensed Milk
Zest of 1 Lime
65g Sugar and Crumbs Key Lime Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 160 C, 300 F, Gas mark 2.

2. Prepare an 8-inch baking tin by rubbing with a little butter.

3. Crush the hob knobs/ginger nut biscuits until they resemble small crumbs and set aside.

4. Melt the butter in a small pan until it turns to liquid. Mix the butter with the biscuit crumbs until they are all combined and then spread them evenly across the baking tin and halfway up the sides. This helps the pie to hold when sliced. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.  Leave to one side.

5. In a separate mixing bowl whisk the egg yolks until they have completely broken up then add the condensed milk. Whisk again until fully combined, add 15g of the Sugar and Crumbs Key Lime Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar (or any flavour of your choice) and whisk for 1 more minute.

6.  Pour into the baking tin and spread evenly. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, take out and leave to cool. Once cooled refrigerate to set for approx 2 hours it should not wobble when touched.

7. When ready to serve, remove from the tin and place on a serving plate. Beat the double cream with the remaining Sugar and Crumbs Key Lime Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar (or any flavour of your choice).

8. Using a piping bag with a nozzle of your choice, pipe a pattern or pipe drops on to the top of the pie.

9. Finish by grating some lime zest over the top and dust with Sugar and Crumbs Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar.

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