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Pepe’s Key Lime Pie Recipe

Hi Gang,

On a personal note:   My husband, Roger and I LOVE this key lime pie and everything else at this Key West eatery.  It is a locals hang out, as well as, a place for tourists to experience Key West.  We love their fish sandwich at noon, fresh squeezed margaritas, key lime pie and friendly service.

Pepe’s Café, Key West, FL

Key Lime Pie Recipe

For the graham cracker crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs from about 12 (2  1/4-inch by 4 3/4-inch) crackers
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter,  melted

For the filling:

  • 2 large egg whites
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh or bottled Key lime  juice

To serve:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

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