The Rusty Pelican’s Deconstructed Key Lime Pie

The Rusty Pelican’s Deconstructed Key Lime Pie
The Rusty Pelican

This Key Biscayne stop offers up a Key lime pie that tastes like the classic but is revamped a bit to be more visually daring. The meringue topping is torched to a golden brown, and the pie is served with both lime and raspberry sauces on the side. Sign us up!

8
Servings
396
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 1/4 Cup graham cracker
  • 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Filling

  • 14 Ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • ½ Cup fresh-squeezed Key lime juice

Topping

  • 3 1/2 Cups egg whites
  • 1/4 Cup granulated sugar

Directions

Crust

In a pie tin, lay out graham cracker mix. Press until firm around edges. Add Key lime filling, should fill half of pie tin. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-18 minutes until firm. Let cool for two hours minimum in refrigerator or overnight for best results. Pipe topping and torch until golden brown.

Filling

Topping

Key Lime Pie Shopping Tip

Be sure to purchase the correct flour a recipe calls for – flours differ in gluten or protein content, making each suited for specific tasks.

Key Lime Pie Cooking Tip

Insert a toothpick into the center of cakes, bar cookies, and quick breads to test for doneness – it should come out clean or only have a few crumbs clinging to it.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
23%
Sugar
41g
N/A
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Cholesterol
109mg
36%
Protein
18g
35%
Carbs
49g
16%
Vitamin A
123µg
14%
Vitamin B12
0.5µg
7.7%
Vitamin C
6mg
10%
Vitamin D
0.6µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.7mg
3.5%
Vitamin K
3µg
4%
Calcium
171mg
17%
Fiber
0.5g
2%
Folate (food)
24µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
40µg
10%
Folic acid
9µg
N/A
Iron
0.9mg
4.9%
Magnesium
32mg
8%
Monounsaturated
4g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.8mg
4.1%
Phosphorus
196mg
28%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
407mg
12%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.8mg
44.5%
Sodium
304mg
13%
Sugars, added
9g
N/A
Trans
0.3g
N/A
Zinc
0.8mg
5.3%

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