Filling for lime pie

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recipe by Camila Ribeiro

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A delicious lime pie

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recipe updated Sep 14, 2020


  • Water icon
    1 ½ cups (about 360 g)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    4 (about 80 g)
  • Lime zest icon
    Lime zest
    3 tbsp (about 34.2 g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    1 ½ cups (about 306 g)
  • Cornstarch icon
    ¾ cup (about 97.2 g)
  • Lime juice icon
    Lime juice
    ½ cup (about 120 g)
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    4 (about 120 g)
  • Basic pie crust icon
    Basic pie crust
    1 (about 700 g)


  • kCook icon Pie dish - 9"
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Add granulated sugar, cornstarch and water to a clean saucepan
  2. Stir well until dissolved
  3. Cook slowly until firm
  4. Set aside
  5. Mix in egg yolk to the saucepan gradually and mix
  6. Cook until smooth and mix - approx 2 min, medium heat
  7. Add lime juice and lime zest to the saucepan
  8. Add egg white to a clean medium bowl
  9. Beat until stiff peaks form
  10. Add granulated sugar to the medium bowl and mix
  11. Add basic pie crust to a clean pie dish
  12. Transfer content of saucepan to pie dish
  13. Transfer content of medium bowl to pie dish
  14. Bake until golden brown - approx 20 min, 180°C
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