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Smooth chocolate shells reveal silky fillings like key lime wrapped in white chocolate and mounded with pecans.
Bakeries are still offering classics such as apple pie and key lime, but many are turning to unique flavors as well.
And there's new school, with flavors like key lime or pizza hamantaschen.
To get a true taste of Key West, try the Key Lime Rum, which features fresh key limes and has a nice tang, or the Green Coconut Rum that is refreshing and light, as opposed to syrupy sweet.
Most unique: Pan Frais at the Hyatt from New Orleans for its key lime croissant king cake.
Photo: Ken Wu The key lime cheesecake shared by a group of seven.
For reference: the standard-issue green Persian lime is the limão-tahiti, the Rangpur lime goes either by limão-capeta or limão-cravo, while a limão-galego is a key lime.
The Keys are a major theme in the couple’s home now, including a key lime paint scheme on the exterior.
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Origin and Etymology of key lime
First Known Use: 1905See Words from the same year
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Definition of key lime for English Language Learners
: a small lime that is grown especially in the Florida Keys
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