Key Lime Pie

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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