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A custard pie made with the juice of Key limes.
- ‘Four of us duked it out over a single piece of surprisingly likable Key lime pie, the house bread pudding having sold out by 5 p.m.’
- ‘The use of fresh limes in beverages and to flavour sweet items such as a sorbet or a mousse, or in Key lime pie in the USA, is well known and becoming more familiar as the availability of fresh limes in temperate countries increases.’
- ‘Real Key lime pie is not green and it does not have a soft ‘pudding’ texture.’
- ‘We opted to share a slice of Key lime pie, which was the requisite bright yellow colour, tart but sweet.’
- ‘For a soft coolant on a hot August day, try a little Key lime pie - on a plate with a nice tall iced drink.’
- ‘Do not depart without sampling the thrillingly puckery Key lime pie, the best I've encountered locally.’
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