Coconut Topping for Key Lime Pie

This recipe makes enough topping for one Key Lime pie

Ingredients:

1-cup heavy cream
2-Tablespoons sugar
1/4-teaspoon imitation coconut extract
3-Tablespoons sweetened flaked coconut

Preparation:

On medium-high heat, beat cream, sugar, and extract until stiff peaks form.  Fold in coconut, reserving some to sprinkle on top.

Spread or pipe over pie

Sprinkle with reserved coconut

As a shortcut, use your favorite commercial whipped topping and mix in extract, then fold in coconut.

Serving suggestions: Serve as a topping on Key Lime pie

Cream Cheese Key Lime Pie

From the kitchen of Gail Brown

Serves 8

This simple recipe makes a 9-inch pie and requires no baking.

Ingredients:

9-inch graham cracker piecrust
1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1/3 cup, plus 2 Tablespoons of Kermit’s Key Lime juice
8-ounce package of softened cream cheese

Preparation:

Combine milk, juice, and cream cheese in a mixer for 5 to 6 minutes.
Pour mixture into graham cracker piecrust.
Refrigerate until firm.

Serving Suggestions:

Serve chilled Cream Cheese Key Lime Pie plain or with whipped cream topping.  For an interesting variation, drizzle chocolate sauce, mango sauce, and/or raspberry sauce over a slice of Key Lime pie (by steven).  The complimentary flavors are sure to please.

Effortless Key Lime Pie Recipe

From Kermit’s Kitchen

Serves 8

This simple recipe makes a 9-inch pie and requires no baking.

Ingredients:

9-inch graham cracker piecrust
11-ounce jar Kermit’s Key Lime Pie Filling
12-ounce container Cool Whip

Preparation:

With mixer, whip one jar (room temperature) Pie Filling until smooth. Fold  in a 12-ounce container of Cool Whip.  Using mixer, whip to a smooth consistency.

Pour into a 9-inch graham cracker crust.

Freeze until firm.

Serving Suggestions:

Serve frozen.  For a variation, pour the mixture into a parfait glass and freeze until firm.  Enjoy the parfait as is or top with whipped cream and shavings of dark chocolate.  For additional toppings for the whipped cream, try a slice on fresh mango, a fresh whole strawberry, or fresh whole red raspberries.  The complimentary flavors are sure to please.

Key Lime Pie

Key West Key Lime Pie

Key West Key Lime Pie

This recipe makes a 9-inch pie.

Ingredients:
9-inch graham cracker piecrust
2 14-ounce cans sweetened condensed milk
6 egg yolks (The egg whites can be saved to make a meringue topping, if desired.  See recipe.)
1/2-cup Kermit’s Key Lime Juice

Preparation:
Blend milk and egg yolks at slow speed until smooth.
Add Key Lime juice and finish blending.
Pour into piecrust.

Bake in preheated 300-degree oven for 15 minutes.

Cool pie 20 minutes before refrigerating.

Serve chilled Key Lime pie with whipped cream topping or meringue.

Serving suggestions:
Traditionally, Key Lime pie is enjoyed plain, with a whipped cream topping, or with a meringue topping.  For an interesting variation, drizzle chocolate sauce, mango sauce, and/or raspberry sauce over a slice of Key Lime pie.  The complimentary flavors are sure to please.