As many of my regular readers would know, i used to live in USA. In CT to be exact. I lived there for two years. Not a very long time but i enjoyed my time there nonetheless! One of my favourite things to do on a weekend was to visit the Stew Leonards [supermarket of sorts] and buy this keylime pie they carried that was made by some award winning baker. Since i left USA, i havent had any since. It never occured to me that i could make my own till Miss Violet Le Beaux gifted me with a large slice when i was in Australia a month ago!
The recipe came from Miss Violet Le Beaux but i have added some additional instructions of my own.
Note from Miss Violet
“These measurements are converted from the imperial system (my mom got the recipe in America after all) so don’t worry if you need to go a few grams either way on some things.”
Line a 7inch pie plate and press down with the back of a spoon until it’s firm.
Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes. Take out and leave to cool.
*my crust was very crumbly so i think i needed more butter and it needed to bake a little longer too XD
395g can sweetened condensed milk
Grated rind of 1 lime*
½ cup lime juice (bottled is fine but if you can’t get it then it’s about 5-6 limes)
1-2 drops green food colouring
226g whipped cream
*i didnt have any actual lime on hand so i didnt use the grated lime..just bottled lime juice. XD
Add the food coloring.
I know the original keylime pie should be yellow due to the nature of the keylime being yellow in color but i am not using keylime anyway so i figured its ok to color it. Miss Violet made me a pink one when she made it for me!!!
Hope everyone is doing well!
p.s In other news, super thanks to everyone who supported me in my store reopening yesterday!!!
I’m all sold out now but you can go check out the store page to join the mailing list etc as i will be updating it again very soon
p.p.s And to all Suju fans, dont forget to join my giveaway, ends in 5 days