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Here is what happened.
I had some key limes that I needed to use up. I didn't have any avocados to make my favorite Avocado Key Lime Pie, so I decided to dream up something a little different. I have always loved Lemon Chiffon Pie, so I thought, "Why not a Key Lime Chiffon Pie?" Whelp! This is how I did it!
This recipe is something you can probably whip up from basic pantry items, as long as you have the limes. I did use actual key limes, but I am starting to think that I like regular limes better than key limes, so I I think that you could use either/or.
Key limes seem more tart to me, so if that is your taste, you are going to love this pie that is creamy, without the cream and sweet and tart all at once.
I say without the cream because the only dairy in this pie is 4 Tablespoons of butter! To get that fluffy, creamy texture, I used Swiss Meringue. I describe in the recipe how to make it, but I also gave you instructions in the Baked Alaska post.
Even though the pie itself doesn't have a ton of dairy, I think the next time I make it, I will put on a layer of Whipped Cream because it will help with the tartness. I prefer the sweetness!
Since I didn't have any whipping cream when I made this recipe, I added a few maraschino cherries on top just to give it a little something. See the before and after below:
After you put the pie all together, be sure to refrigerate it long enough to let it set. Um, we didn't wait that long, but it was still delicious!
Other No Bake Desserts:
No-Bake Blackberry Cheesecake
Lemon Chiffon Pie in a Sugar Wafer Crust
Cutest Little Cheesecakes Ever
No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake
Creators of Hot Cocoa Bombs! (copyrighted)
Helen Reynolds: Mother of six children , grandmother to eleven! I love to cook, craft and create things and I especially love doing that with my family, So, when my lawyer daughter, Lindsey, my artist daughter, Madalynn, and I came up with the idea of Hot Cocoa Bombs, this blog was born. Then, one more daughter, with her technical and science skills, plus creativity has joined in to round us out! Read more about us here!