Keto Key Lime Pie
Keto Key Lime Pie is a recipe that I’ve wanted to bring to life for a long time. It’s sweet, tart, and refreshing. It’s everything I want in a keto dessert. Best of all, it passes the most important test a new keto dessert has to go through.
You can’t tell it’s keto!
My most important recipe test is this. If I handed this dish to an unsuspecting stranger would they think the keto dessert is a normal sugary dessert? Can they tell that it’s low carb? Or does it simply taste like the real thing?
I find a lot of keto recipe makers throw around this claim. Often falsely. Yes
How To Make A Keto Key Lime Pie
Admittingly, this recipe is a bit involved. The reason for this is a good one. We’re not simply making some cheesecake or fat bomb version of a key lime pie. We are making a legitimate key lime pie that is also low carb. This will have the same texture, consistency, and taste of a real key lime pie. Because it is a real key lime pie. We just substituted 2 ingredients.
The recipe isn’t really hard at all. Although, it does require multiple steps. Probably the most unusual technique used is the quick cooling of the lime mixture. In the video, I use an ice bath. It’s the quickest and easiest way to do a quick cool. You have to continuously stir it as it cools to keep lumps from forming. So, the freezer won’t work. It will cool fast though. Make sure not to over chill or you will again have a problem with lumps.
Trying to set up filming equipment for the next shot while doing the ice bath in the video almost resulted in me over chilling it. Which, is why I have to mix it so furiously. Lumps were beginning to form that I had to whisk out.
On the next step you have to be equally as careful. Be sure to fold the gelatin mixture gently into the whipped cream being careful to not press the air out of the cream. We are trying to keep the mixture light and airy. Take it slow and easy with this step.
Lastly, when making the crust, wrap some foil around the edge to keep the rim of the crust from becoming too brown in the cooking process.
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