Basic Key Lime Pie Recipe

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   Recipe from the first lady in 1975, Mrs. Gerald Ford and a Recipe from the Vice Presidents wife in 1975, Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller.

Enjoy recipes from an old cookbook made years ago from a rural community plus a recipe from the White House during that time.

Basic Key Lime Pie Recipe

Key Lime Pie

   Ingredients required
4 eggs
1 can condensed milk
1/2 cup lime juice
6 tablespoons of sugar
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Key Lime Pie Recipe

   Beat four egg yolks, add condensed milk and lime juice, beat until thick. Beat one egg white until stiff then fold into above mixture. Pour into baked pie shell in regular size pie pan. For topping: beat 3 egg whites, blending sugar and cream of tartar. Beat until stiff and forms peaks. Bake in moderate oven until egg whites are golden brown. Serve six good portions.

Orginal Key Lime Pie

   Ingredients required
1 large can condensed milk
2 beaten egg yolks
1/3 cup lime juice
1 cooked or baked pie shell (8 inches)

Instructions for Orginal Key Lime Pie Recipe

   Take the can of condensed milk, blend into unbeaten yolks. Slowly add 1/3 cup lime juice, stirring all the time. Pour into pie shell. Use whites for meringue. Serves eight.

List of Pie Pastry Recipes

Apple Pie
Blueberry Pie
Cherry Pie
Cream Cheese Pie
Lemon Pie
Lime Pie
Mince Meat Pie
Pear Pie
Pecan Pie
Pie Crust
Pumpkin Pie
Rhubard Pie

Baking Abbreviations
tsp. - teaspoon
Tbsp. - tablespoon
C. - cup
pt. - pint
qt. - quart
pk. - peck
bu. - bushel
oz. - ounce, ounces
lb. - pound, pounds
sq. - square
min. - minute, minutes
hr. - hour, hours
mod. - moderate, moderately
doz. - dozen
Simplified Measures
dash - less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoon = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts(liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts(solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
2 tablespoon = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
14 tablespoons = 7/8 cup