Ann posted 4-21-98 Key Lime Pie 4 whole eggs 4 egg yolks 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup key lime juice 11 Tbl. butter 1 (9") pre-baked pastry shell In a large heat-proof bowl, whisk the whole eggs, egg yolks, sugar and key lime juice. Set bowl over a large pan of simmering water. Whisk until mixture becomes very thick, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove bowl from heat and whisk in butter a little at a time. Cover surface of mixture with plastic wrap. Let cool at room temperature 30 minutes. Pour in pie shell. Refrigerate at least 4 hr. or overnight.
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