Sunshine Citrus Lime Pie

Sunshine Citrus Lime Pie


"Tart, sunny, homemade lime curd fills a flaky pie shell. Topped with whipped topping and decorated with lime slices, this pie is elegant and delicious."
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4 h 5 m servings 417 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 417 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 17.3 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 64.1g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 136 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bake pie shell according to package directions. Cool.
  2. Cover limes with boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain, dry and cool. Zest limes to yield 1 tablespoon. Squeeze limes to yield 1/2 cup lime juice.
  3. Combine lime zest, flour, cornstarch and sugar in a heavy saucepan. Stir in lime juice and boiling water; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens but does not boil.
  4. Stir a small amount of the hot mixture into the egg yolks; slowly add a little more of the hot mixture, then blend the egg yolks back into the hot mixture. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in butter. Cover the surface with waxed paper and allow to cool completely.
  6. Pour cooled mixture into baked pie shell. Refrigerate for several hours or until set.
  7. Top with whipped topping and decorate with lime slices.