Key Lime Delight

  • 3 eggs             separKiwi Limated
  • ½ cup             sugar
  • 1/3 cup            key lime juice
  • 1 tsp                grated key lime peel
  • 1 cup               whipping cream
  • ½ cup             superfine sugar
  • 1                      9-inch graham cracker pie shell

Note:  Regular limes can be substituted for
key limes.

  • In the top of a double boiler, beat egg yolks until light coloured and thick. While beating gradually, add ½ cup sugar and key lime juice.
  • Heat for approximately 5 minutes over simmering water, stirring often. Remove top of double boiler and set aside to cool.
  • Whip cream with superfine sugar in chilled bowl with chilled beaters.
  • In separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Gently fold egg whites and whipped cream into lime mixture.  Stir in grated lime peel.  Spoon into graham cracker crust.
  • Freeze until firm. Enjoy!

*A Floridian recipe with a few adjustments.  Source:  Key Lime Cookin’ by Joyce LaFray