Sunshine Citrus Lime Pie

Sunshine Citrus Lime Pie
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 45
  • Servings: 6-8

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About this Recipe

Freshen up your day with this bright and beautiful citrus lime pie recipe.


1 Tenderflake® Frozen Deep Dish Pie Shell, defrosted
1 tbsp (15 mL) Lime zest
1/4 cup (60 mL) Flour
3 tbsp (45 mL) Cornstarch
1 cup (250 mL) Sugar
1/2 cup (125 mL) Fresh squeezed lime juice
2 cups (500 mL) Boiling water
3 Egg yolks, well beaten
2 tbsp (30 mL) Butter
1/2 cup (125 mL) Nutriwhip® Whipped Topping, whipped
1 Lime, thinly sliced


BAKE pie shell according to package directions. Cool.

COMBINE lime zest, flour, cornstarch and sugar in a heavy saucepan. Stir in lime juice and boiling water, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens but does not boil.

STIR a small amount of the hot mixture into the egg yolks; slowly add a little more of the hot mixture then blend the egg yolks back into the hot mixture. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

REMOVE from heat and stir in butter. Cover the surface with plastic wrap and allow to cool completely.

POUR cooled mixture into baked pie shell. Refrigerate for several hours or until set.

TOP with whipped topping and decorate with lime slices.


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