You can make publix key lime pie at home. Before doing such thing, you should try this pie to know why people like it. Lime has been at the top choice as the best dessert in various restaurants. Moreover, you will see several variations with more toppings. On the other hand, classic recipe is the preferable one. Some people choose the original lime pie with cream and condensed milk.
Recipe for publix key lime pie is something you can make at home. It is not complex one, so you do not require experience and professional training. All ingredients are available at store, including the lime juice. On the other hand, you may prepare the juice on your own. The rest of ingredients are easy to get and find.
- 1-2 cups graham cracker crumbs, finely processed
- 2-3 tbsp. granulated sugar
- 5 tbsp. melted utter
- 1 14-oz can condensed milk, sweetened
- 4 egg yolks
- 3/4 cup key lime juice (bottled or freshly squeezed)
- 2 tsps. lime zest
- 1 cup cold heavy cream
- 1-2 tbsp. powdered sugar, optional
- Prepare a pie dish, and add cooking spray. Preheat oven up to 350 degrees
- Mix cracker, sugar, and butter in the bowl. Stir and combine them to look like wet sand.
- Put and press the mixture into pie dish. Spread it evenly, and make sure the entire surface is covered.
- Put into oven and bake for 30 minutes.
- While waiting, mix eggs and condensed milk then add lime zest and juice. Mix them steadily.
- After the crust is cool, pour this mixture and bake again for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Move the crust on cooling rack.
- Mix heavy cream and sugar then pour it on the crust
- Add additional toppings if you want.
You can bake the publix key lime pie twice, and make sure to keep the texture in balance. Firstly, baking takes thirty minutes, but twenty seems enough. You only need to check if the crust is already golden. The second baking will be with the mixture containing the eggs, milk, and lime. Maximum time is 15 minutes. If you want something smooth and juicer, ten minutes is enough.
This recipe is suitable for family dinner. You can make it in less than an hour. If you still have leftover. Wrap it with plastic and put into the fridge. You can eat publix key lime pie later while it is still cold and fresh.