Easy, 20 mins + 1.5hours, Serves 4

An intense hit of sweet and sharp with a spiced crunchy biscuit base.This recipe is a variation on the well known key lime pie originating from America and named after the small juicy limes found in the Florida Keys. Any juicy limes can be used.

  • 20g Butter
  • 50g Ginger Nut Biscuits
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1 Juicy Lime Large zest and juice
  • 200g Condensed Milk
  • 2 Egg whites
  • Pinch cream of Tartar
  1. 1 Pre Heat Oven to 180C
  2. Make Base place the biscuits into a strong bag and crush to a fine crumb with a rolling pin
  3. Make filling whisk the egg yolks together then continue to whisk whilst adding the lime juice and zest followed by the condensed milk
  4. Pour the mixture over the biscuit bases and set to one side
  5. To make the topping whisk the egg whites until stiff
  6. Add the sugar and cream of tartar gradually in small amounts whilst continually whisking. The meringue is ready when all the sugar has all been incorporated and stiff peaks form
  7. Place the meringue into a piping bag and pipe in swirls on top filling. Bake for 12 – 15 minutes until the tops are golden brown. Cool and chill for 1 hour before serving

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Justine Murphy

Justine is marketing director and co-owner of Kitchen Warehouse. She loves entertaining and will not refuse a good glass of wine.

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