Key Lime Pie

Today I made Key Lime Pie!

14 oz sweetened condensed milk, 4 eggs, 1/2t cream of tartar, 6T sugar, 3T lime juice, 1 graham cracker pie shell

Preheat oven to 325F. Mix yolks with milk.

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Stir in juice.

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Turn into pie shell.

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Bake 20 minutes.

Key Lime Pie

Whip egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually beat in sugar. Beat until stiff but not dry. Spread evenly over yolk mixture.

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Bake an additional 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Key Lime Pie

Chill 1 hour before cutting.

Key Lime Pie

Lime Rolls

Today I made Lime Rolls!

1/4 oz (1 envelope) dry yeast, 1/4C warm water, 1/3C vegetable oil, 5-6C flour, 1/2t lime zest, 1/4C butter, 1T sugar, 1T citrus rum

Icing: 3T lime juice, 2-3C powdered sugar

Place yeast in bowl. Pour warm (105 degrees F – 115 degrees F) water over yeast. Stir to dissolve. Wait a couple of minutes. Mixture should look murky.

Lime Rolls

Lime Rolls

Add 1/2C flour.

Lime Rolls

Add oil.

Lime Rolls

Lime Rolls

Add another 2C flour.

Lime Rolls

Lime Rolls

Lime Rolls

Add enough flour to form dough into an elastic ball that is still slightly sticky.

Lime Rolls

Place in a greased bowl. Turn ball over once. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. Let stand 20 minutes to soften. Punch down dough. Knead a few times on lightly floured board. Roll out into a flat, rectanglar shape, 1/2″ thick. Cut or stretch into rectangles approximately 2″ X 3″.

In bowl, cream butter with sugar and zest.

Lime Rolls

Lime Rolls

Lime Rolls

Add rum. Blend well.

Lime Rolls

Lime Rolls

Spread 1t onto each dough rectangle.

Lime Rolls

Roll up. Place on greased cookie sheet. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise 1 hour.

Lime Rolls

Preheat oven to 350F.

Lime Rolls

Remove plastic wrap and bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.

Lime Rolls

Add enough powdered sugar to lime juice until icing is barely pourable, or a little thicker, to make it spreadable.

Lime Rolls

Lime Rolls

Lime Rolls

Pour or spread onto rolls.

Lime Rolls

Let stand 10 minutes or until set. Eat.

Lime Rolls

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Today I made Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk!

14 oz fat free sweetened condensed milk, 1 1/4C skim milk, 1/2 of a large mango, 1/2C lime juice, 1 1/4C citrus rum

Chop the half mango in half. Chop one of the halves into 1/4″ pieces. Chop the other half into 1/2″ pieces. Soak in rum at least 2 hours.

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

In bowl, mix milks. Blend well.

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Drain mango. Use rum for another recipe.

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Mix in juice. Blend well.

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Stir in mango.

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Freeze until of desired consistency.

Mango Lime Rum Ice Milk

Lime Loaf

Today I made Lime Loaf!

1 1/2C flour, 1/4t baking soda, 3/4t baking powder, 1t vanilla, 14 oz fat free sweetened condensed milk, 1/2C skim milk, 2 eggs, 1/3C butter, melted and cooled slightly, 2T lime juice

Icing: 3T lime juice, 2 to 2 1/2C powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 325F. Sift together dry ingredients. In separate bowl, mix milks, egg and melted butter.

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Stir in lime juice and vanilla. Blend well.

Lime Loaf

Stir in dry ingredients until just combined.

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Pour batter into a greased loaf pan.

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Bake 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

Prick loaf with fork.

Lime Loaf

Stir together icing ingredients until barely pourable.

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Pour icing on cake. Chill half an hour or until icing is set.

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

Lime Loaf

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Coconut Lime Pie

Today I made Coconut Lime Pie!

1 pie crust, 4 eggs, 1C sugar, 1/3C flour, 1/2C plus 2T fresh lime juice (from about 5 limes), 1/3C shredded coconut, 1T vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 325F. Bake pie crust 20 minutes. Cool.

Preheat oven to 300F.

Coconut Lime Pie

Whisk together eggs and sugar.

Coconut Lime Pie

Stir in remaining ingredients. Pour filling into pie crust. Bake in middle of oven 20-30 minutes or until center is set. Cool in pan on rack. Chill 1 hour.

Coconut Lime Pie

Coconut Lime Pie