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Key limes are smaller, rounder, and have a yellower flesh than traditional limes. If you can find Key limes, use them in this dish to add a sweet-tartness.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2004

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke and Celine Chenoweth

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Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until smooth; pour into the top of a double boiler. Cook over simmering water until mixture thickens (about 6 minutes) or until a thermometer registers 160°, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Place pan in a large ice-filled bowl for 20 minutes or until mixture comes to room temperature, stirring occasionally.

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  • Spoon 1 tablespoon whipped cream into each of 8 (8-ounce) glasses; top each serving with 1 tablespoon crumbs and 3 tablespoons lime mixture. Repeat layers once, ending with lime mixture. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon whipped cream; sprinkle with lime rind, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

258 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 5g; saturated fat 2.1g; mono fat 1.6g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 7.1g; carbohydrates 47g; fiber 0.4g; cholesterol 65mg; iron 0.6mg; sodium 149mg; calcium 161mg.
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