Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Mar-a-Lago Key Lime Pie

My favorite talk show is always Oprah show. Thus, i also collect some of her favorite recipes from her website. The above key lime pie was featured in one of her shows. This pie created by Jeff O'Niel and is the most requested dessert on the menu at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida.  

It's really worth the effort. It's soooo yummy. The recipe is so easy and not many things required to do it. Here is the recipe.

Mar-a-Lago Key Lime Pie
Servings: Serves 8
  • 3/4 pound graham crackers (about  340gm)
  • 4 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks melted butter
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 can (14 ounces) condensed milk (about 396gm) -> (not evaporated milk)
  • 2/3 cup fresh Key lime juice (reduce qty if u r not a sour type person)
  • 1 lime , grated zest (careful at this step)
  • 1 cup heavy or whipping cream , chilled
  • 2 Tbsp. confectioners' sugar  
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
To make graham cracker crust: Preheat the oven to 325°.

Break up the graham crackers, place in a food processor and process to crumbs. Add the melted butter, sugar and salt and pulse until combined. Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch pie pan, forming an even layer on the bottom, sides and edge. Bake the crust for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow the crust to cool.

To make filling: While the crust is resting, in an electric mixer with the wire whisk attachment, whip the egg yolks and lime zest at high speed until fluffy, or 5 to 6 minutes. Gradually add the condensed milk and continue to whip until thick, 3 to 4 minutes longer. Lower the mixer speed and slowly add the lime juice until incorporated.

Pour the mixture into the crust and bake for 15 minutes, or until the filling has just set. Cool on a wire rack, and then refrigerate for 20 minutes.

To make topping: Whip the cream, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until nearly stiff. Evenly spread the whipped cream on top of the pie, and place in the freezer for 20 minutes prior to serving.
and tadaaaaaaaaaaa..... Memang sedap dan berbaloi-baloi. Oppss...u also can check out the recipe from oprah. com

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