Key Lime Pie

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 1997, America's Test Kitchen TV

With only three ingredients (including regular limes) and in just over 30 minutes, you can produce a four-star dessert.

SERVES 8

TIME 1¼ hours, plus 1 hour cooling and 3 hours chilling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We were able to come up with a great key lime pie recipe using only three filling ingredients: sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks, and fresh lime juice. Bottled reconstituted lime juice, we found, gave the pie an “off” flavor. Once we subs...

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