the birthday girl decked out in her birthday gear
Tay had requested a Key Lime Pie which was simple enough, naturally Mariah and I obliged. Everything was going great until we realize we don't own a pie pan, so half way through the process off I ran to Wegmans to get a pie pan..This little delay in the game caused us to forget half the ingredients in the crust..but like details..no one knows..until now.
Dinosaur BBQ Key Lime Pie
source: Dinosaur BBQ
for the crust:
About 18 graham crackers
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
5 tablespoons butter, melted
for the filling:
4 extra-large egg yolks, lightly beaten
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
1/2 cup lime juice (3-4 limes)
Sweetened whipped cream
1. Preheat the oven to 350.
2. To make the crust, break the graham crackers into the bowl of a food processor and process until crumbs. Mix the crumbs, sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl. Pour on the butter and mix until the crumbs are evenly moistened. Press the crumbs into the bottom and up the sides of an 8-inch pie pan. Set aside.
3. Make the filling by whisking together the yolks, condensed milk, zest and juice in a bowl. Pour the mixture into the crumb crust and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the edges and the center are just set.
4. Pull the pie out of the oven and cool to room temperature; then chill in the fridge. Slice into wedges and serve with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream.