Key Lime Pie


300g Digestive Biscuits
150g Butter
400g Condensed Milk
3 Egg Yolks
4 Lime
300ml Double Cream
1 tbls Icing Sugar
to serve Lime


Heat the oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3.
Whizz the biscuits to crumbs in a food processor (or put in a strong plastic bag and bash with a rolling pin).
Mix with the melted butter and press into the base and up the sides of a 22cm loose-based tart tin.
Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
Remove and cool.
Put the egg yolks in a large bowl and whisk for a minute with electric beaters.
Add the condensed milk and whisk for 3 minutes then add the zest and juice and whisk again for 3 minutes.
Pour the filling into the cooled base then put back in the oven for 15 minutes.
Cool then chill for at least 3 hours or overnight if you like.
When you are ready to serve, carefully remove the pie from the tin and put on a serving plate.
To decorate, softly whip together the cream and icing sugar.
Dollop or pipe the cream onto the top of the pie and finish with extra lime zest.

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