Key Lime Meringue Pie Recipe
Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen
A very yummy recipe for key lime meringue pie.
1 1/2 cups graham crumbs
1/3 cup butter
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 egg yolks, beaten
1 can Condensed Milk
1/2 cup lime juice
6 Egg Whites
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 inch pie plate.
In a medium bowl combine the graham crunbs, sugar and butter and press into bottom and up sides of pie plate.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk, lime juice.
Pour into prepared pie crust.
Bake 30 minutes.
For the Meringue Topping: In the bowl of a standing mixer, beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until soft peeks form. Gradually beat in the sugar until stiff. Spread the meringue over filling.
Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes until the meringue is golden brown.
Remove the from the oven, let cool and refrigerate the pie for at least 2 hours before slicing.