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Lime & Sour Cream Pie (Bon Appetit/July 1983)

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Servings: 6
Categories: Cream-Pie / Desserts / Pies & Pastries

3/4  C  Sugar
3  T  Cornstarch
2 1/2  Ts  Fresh. grated peel of 2 lime
1/3  C  Fresh lime juice
1  C  Half and half
1/4  C  Unsalted butter, room temp.
1  C  Sour cream
1    Baked 9" pie shell
1    To 2 T sugar
1  C  Whipping cream

Combine 3/4 cup sugar with cornstarch and lime peel in medium saucepan and mix well. Add lime juice and stir until smooth. Blend in half and half and butter. Place over medium heat and stir until mixture thickens and starts to boil, about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool, stirring occasionally. Fold in sour cream. Turn mixture into baked pie shell. Combine whipping cream and 1 to 2 T sugar in medium bowl and whip to soft peaks. Spread a top pie and serve.

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