Margarita-Key Lime Pie with Gingersnap Crust

Recipe from

Southern Living


4 large eggs
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup orange liqueur
1/4 cup tequila
2 (14-ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk
2 teaspoons grated lime rind
2 cups whipping cream
Garnishes: lime rind curls, sweetened whipped cream


Combine first 5 ingredients in a heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring often, 20 minutes or until temperature reaches 165°; remove from heat. Stir in lime rind; cool completely.

Beat whipping cream at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Fold into egg mixture. Spoon into Gingersnap Crust.

Freeze 2 hours or until firm. Let stand 20 minutes before cutting. Garnish, if desired.


September 2001
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