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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

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.