Key Lime Pie
prepared tart recipe OR graham cracker crust
purchased is fine!
can sweetened condensed milk
finely shredded lime peel
Oven temperature to 350degrees. Note the difference if you have made the tart crust!
In a medium bowl beat the egg yolks for about 2 minutes.
Gradually whisk in the sweetened condensed milk.
Add the lime peel and lime juice.
Beat an additional 2 minutes. --the mixture will thicken up.
Pour the filling into the tart shell (or graham crust)
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until set.
Cool on counter for 1 hours.
Cover and chill in fridge for 2-3 hours.
Optionally you can add a few drops of green food coloring to the mixture to gain the traditional green coloring of Key Lime Pie.